He knows the importance of local weather forecast offices, especially during severe weather events, and supports keeping them open across the country.
What does WFO stand for?
WFO stands for Weather Forecast Office
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We have 26 other meanings of WFO in our Acronym Attic
- World Federation of Neuroradiological Societies (Oak Brook, IL)
- World Federation of Neurological Societies
- World Federation of Neurosurgeons Scale (neurological evaluation)
- World Foundation for Natural Science (Washington, DC)
- Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia (est. 1975; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada)
- World Federation of Neurological Surgeons Scale
- Wall Furniture Outlet
- Washington Field Office
- Waste Facilities Operations
- Waste Frying Oil
Samples in periodicals archive:
After developing and shelving four proposals for restructuring the center weather service units over the last 5 years, in July 2010, senior NWS and FAA officials agreed to continue the current center weather service units at each of the 21 en route centers through September 2011 and to take immediate steps to improve aviation weather services by (1) having the service units provide forecasts for 10 key FAA terminal radar facilities and (2) having nearby weather forecast offices support FAA's en route centers when the service units are closed for the night.
Then select the alarm parameters by selecting the weather product identification and a Weather Forecast Office for the state and county that will cause an alarm to trigger.
In response, NWS conducted a prototype that demonstrated that the services the center weather service units currently provide could be provided remotely by the closest weather forecast office.
The Program uses AT&T Natural Voices technology throughout: at each transmitter site for FM broadcast, in the Weather Forecast office in support of phone trees and at each NWS Web Farm in support of informing the public via the Internet.
The National Weather Service is experiencing catastrophic failures concerning internet Decision Support Services at a time when the mission of protecting lives and property is most needed," said Dan Sobien, President of the National Weather Service Employees Organization (NWSEO) and lead forecaster at the Weather Forecast Office in Tampa, Florida.
Among the panelists are: --George Burnett, Civil Defense Telecommunications Officer, State of Hawaii, USA --Richard Hipa, Managing Director, Telecom Niue, Niue --Paul Trotter, Meteorologist-in-charge, New Orleans/Baton Rouge Weather Forecast Office, Louisiana, USA --Mark Wood, Honorary Secretary of the Cellular Emergency Alert Service Association(CEASA) and Advisor to the UN Working Group on Emergency Telecommunications (WGET); and Telecommunications Project Officer of the British Red Cross, UK.
Every "local outlook" page features a map showing the stations for which forecasts are available in the local weather forecast office area.