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Partnerships_ An NWS Perspective

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									     Partnerships, A NWS
         Perspective

    Michael Emlaw
Meteorologist in Charge
    Charleston, SC
                Overview
   Outreach/Planning
   Data Collection
   Prior to and During an Event
   Post Event
   Future Possibilities
               Outreach/Planning
   Emergency Management
    Community
       StormReady
       Hurricane Task Force
       Hurricane Awareness Tour
   Media Outlets
       NOAA Weather Radio
        Promotion
       Hurricane Awareness Tour
   Sea Grant
       Rip Current Awareness
   College of Charleston
       Storm Surge Visualization
        Project
                   Data Collection
   Pilot Boats
       Provide NWS with sea height,
        and wind speed and direction
       Host downtown Charleston NWS
        observation
   Emergency Managemet, Law
    Enforcement, Fire & Rescue
       Provide NWS with rip currents
        information
   State Parks/Life Guards
       Host Edisto Beach, SC NWS
        observation
       Provide NWS with rip current
        information
             Data Collection…cont
   Naval Weapons Station
       Supplemental weather station on
        Lake Moultrie and others weather
        stations on the web
       Host NWS supplemental
        observation
   Santee Cooper
       Host Pineville, SC NWS
        observation
       Working on a new NWS site on
        property near Lake Moultrie
   Department of Transportation
       Provide NWS with wind speed and
        gusts on top of bridges.
       Interstate Web cameras
           Data Collection…cont
   Media
       Supplemental weather stations available on the web
       Web cameras
   Ports Authority
       Provide wind speed and gusts on the top of cranes
   Ferry Boats/Water Taxi
       Provide wind and wave information upon request
   South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
       Climate Reference Observation Station near
        McClellanville, SC
              Data Collection…cont
   University of South
    Carolina and University of
    North Carolina –
    Wilmington
       Development and
        maintenance of Carolinas
        Coast Web page
   US Department of
    Agriculture
       Host Ravenel, SC NWS
        observation
    Prior to and During an Event
   State Emergency Management Community
       Lead state conference calls
       Relay evacuation information to NWS
       Tropical Storm template/graphics (“Best product
        NWS provides” from GA regional EM)
Prior to and During an Event…cont
   County Emergency Management
    Community (including law
    enforcement, fire, and rescue)
       State conference calls
       Participate in NWS office led
        conference calls
       Relay public perception of the threat
        to the NWS
       Relay evacuation information to NWS
       Tropical Storm template/graphics
       Relay critical information to the NWS
Prior to and During an Event…cont
    Media
        Allow NWS to have direct contact with viewers via
         interviews
        Participate in NWS office led conference calls
        Relay critical information to NWS, including live
         shots
    State Parks/Life Guards
        Onset, magnitude, and duration of coastal
         flooding
    Amateur Radio/SKYWARN
        Relay critical information to NWS
                     Post Event
   Emergency Management
    Community
       Assist NWS in
          Post event damage surveys
           and assessments
          Feedback on the service
           provided
   Media
       Assist NWS by
          Providing images of damage

          Feedback on the service
           provided
     Possible Future Partnerships
   Additional StormReady
    Communities and
    StormReady Supporters
   IMET support for post-storm
    activities
   Chat rooms/interactive web
    meetings prior to and during
    an event.
The End!

								
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