Responsibilities of Flood Control u Maintain the ALERT system u Assess potential for flooding u Advise NWS, ODP, & Select Agencies
Responsibilities of Office of Disaster Preparedness u Coordinate relief operations when needed u Disseminate warning information to the various agencies
Responsibilities of the National Weather Service u Provide daily weather forecasts u Provide flood watches and warnings u Disseminate timely warning information to the general public
Benefits of the ALERT System u Real-Time Weather Data u Used by NWS and Flood Control to provide Nowcasting support u Used by NWS to calibrate weather radar u Provides detailed historical data for litigation, analysis, design studies, and documentation of weather events u Internet Address: http://nimbo.wrh.noaa.gov/Sandiego/local.html# Precip
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