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Weather Forecast Office Support Group

Last Updated: April 7, 2016

The Office of Central Processing provides technical support to the WFOs and RFCs for the Advanced Weather Information Processing System (AWIPS) operations and the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction System (AHPS) web operations. The Field Support and Infrastructure team is assisted by the National Water Center (NWC) organization and others. Together, we respond to issues and questions regarding operations of the NWS Hydrology Program. For Critical AWIPS Support after working hours and on weekends/holidays, please contact the Network Control Facility (NCF).

Precipitation Processing



The below documents are available from Appendix D of the AWIPS Users Manual (html version) at AWIPS One-Stop, under the Documentation tab. 

  • MPE Field Generation (A2)
  • MPE Editor Implementation (A2)
  • MPE Perspective Users Guide (A2)
  • DailyQC Syste Guide (A2)
  • HPE HPN Operations Guide (A2)
  • Dual Pol Products for MPE and HPE (A2)
  • DailyQC Pre-processor (A2)
  • DPA Decoder Operations Guide (A2)

IHFS Data Ingest

Misc Documentation

WHFS Applications



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