NWS Industrial Meteorology

Policy and Guidelines Governing National Weather Service and Private Sector Roles

Note: This policy is no longer in effect. For current policy, see: NOAA Policy on Partnerships in the Provision of Environmental Information

NWS Operations Manual Chapter A-06
Issue Date: 7/30/93

Table of Contents:

1. Purpose
2. General Criteria
3. Policy
4. Guidelines for Responding to Inquiries

Includes Requests from Government Agencies and Institutions, Requests from the Public, Requests from Private Industry and Businesses, Requests from the Media, and Referrals to the Private Sector
5. Guidelines for Providing Weather Briefings and other Related Weather Services in Support of a Special Event
6. Implementation

Appendix: Summary of Comments and Responses to Draft Policy Statement

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