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Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Persistent Heavy Rain in Texas

Strong offshore Santa Ana winds will continue to produce critical fire weather threats in southern California. Gusty winds will continue for portions of northern California where elevated-to-critical fire weather threats can be expected. Meanwhile, heavy rain keeps falling in Texas with potential for excessive rains and flash flooding continuing. Read More >

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 Program Support Division (PSD)

                                                           

The Western Region Program Support Division (PSD) provides an avenue for field offices to carry out the NWS Strategic Plan objectives. PSD supports the efforts of field offices and other divisions to provide environmental decision support by:

  • Providing information, structure, prioritization, and guidance to enable WR offices to meet stakeholder requirements
  • Removing barriers and impediments to progress
  • Fostering new services and innovation to move the agency forward
  • Taking a leadership role in workgroups to ensure field offices are provided with the highest level of support and responsiveness
  • Evaluating field performance in meeting the NWS Strategic Plan objectives
  • Ensuring field needs are met through appropriate training and tools
  • Anticipating future direction and preparing the field for upcoming changes


Program Areas

  • Aviation
  • Climate
  • Digital Services
  • Dissemination
  • Fire Weather
  • Future Products and Services
  • Hydrology
  • Marine
  • Public
  • Space Weather
  • Tsunami
  • Verification
  • Warning Coordination