WSOM Chapters Related to the Hydrology Program

The Weather Service Operations Manual contains numerous chapters with information pertaining to the policy and operational requirements of the Hydrology Program. In most cases, the chapter is not devoted solely to the Hydrologic subjects listed below. However, some portion of the chapter relates to the policies and procedures of the Hydrology Program.

Heavy Rains

Chapter Title
A-01 Directives System
A-02 National Weather Service Mission
A-10 Station Management
A-12 Office Hours of Operation
A-13 Station Duty Manual
A-17 Emergency Drills
A-61 Staffing Standards and Management Policies
B-21 Severe Storm Reporting Networks
C-11 Zone and Local Forecasts
C-40 Severe Local Storm Watches, Warnings, and Statements
C-47 County Warning Areas
C-49 Warning Coordination and Hazard Awareness Program
C-66 Dissemination of Public Warnings
D-51 Marine Services for Coastal, Offshore, and High Seas
F-42 Storm Data and Related Reports

Flash Floods


Chapter Title
A-01 Directives System
A-02 NWS Service Mission
A-10 Station Management
A-12 Office Hours of Operation
A-13 Station Duty Manual
A-17 Emergency Drills
A-61 Staffing Standards and Management Policies
B-21 Severe Storm Reporting Networks
C-10 State Forecasts
C-11 Zone and Local Forecasts
C-40 Severe Local Storm Watches, Warnings, and Statements
C-47 County Warning Areas
C-49 Warning Coordination and Hazard Awareness Program
C-66 Dissemination of Public Warnings
E-11 River Forecast Center Operations
E-12 River Forecast Center Products and Services
E-21 Weather Forecast Office Hydrologic Operations
E-22 Weather Forecast Office Hydrologic Products and Services
E-31 National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center
E-40 Local Flood Warning Systems
J-02 Significant Hydrometeorological Events, Post-storm Data Acquisition and Service Assessments
J-06 Natural Disaster Surveys
J-51 Records and Reports

Floods

Chapter Title
A-01 Directives System
A-02 National Weather Service Mission
A-10 Station Management
A-12 Office Hours of Operation
A-13 Station Duty Manual
A-17 Emergency Drills
A-61 Staffing Standards and Management Policies
C-11 Zone and Local Forecasts
C-49 Warning Coordination and Hazard Awareness Program
C-66 Dissemination of Public Warnings
E-11 River Forecast Center Operations
E-12 River Forecast Center Products and Services
E-21 Weather Forecast Office Hydrologic Operations
E-22 Weather Forecast Office Hydrologic Products and Services
E-31 National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center
E-40 Local Flood Warning Systems
J-02 Significant Hydrometeorological Events, Post-storm Data Acquisition, and Services Assessments
J-06 Natural Disaster Surveys
J-51 Records and Reports

Flooding of Offices

Chapter Title
A-10 Station Management
A-13 Station Duty Manual
A-61 Staffing Standards and Management Policies
J-03 Backup Operations and Site Evacuation
J-51 Records and Reports