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Heavy Rainfall for Portions of Coastal Texas; Fire Weather Concerns for Alaska

A tropical disturbance off the Texas coast will bring the threat for some heavy rainfall through Friday. Meanwhile, monsoonal moisture flows into the Southwest and southern Rockies where flash flood threat will increase. Severe thunderstorms are expected across the Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes today. Dry and warm conditions for interior Alaska as fire weather concerns continue. 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