2.8 The "One Wyoming" Weather-Ready Nation Initiative

Monday, 8 January 2018: 3:45 PM
Ballroom E (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Tim Troutman, NWS, Riverton, WY; and C. Hahn
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The “One Wyoming” Weather Ready Nation initiative is a partnership across the state of Wyoming between the National Weather Service offices and our core partners. It is an ongoing collaborative effort by the National Weather Service Offices serving Wyoming to provide consistent preparedness, outreach and forecasts via social media, weather briefings and feedback (e.g. via the Wyoming PACE group). Prominent core partners include the Wyoming PBS, Wyoming Office of Homeland Security, county emergency management agencies, State Parks, and National Parks, including Yellowstone and Grand Teton. Improved collaboration with these groups is reflected by new and improved statewide briefings, real-time weather information, support for large scale exercises, and the 2017 Wyoming Eclipse.
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