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Cold Front Dropping South Across the Western U.S.; Watching Threat for Tornadoes and Flooding in the South

A cold front will push south across the Western U.S. into Tuesday with mountain snow and areas of gusty to high winds. An area of low pressure will form along this front on Tuesday and bring a potential for severe thunderstorms with tornadoes and excessive rainfall in the lower to mid Mississippi River Valley. To the north, heavy snow is possible in parts of the upper Midwest. 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