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WMO Public Weather Services Programme (PWSP) guidelines

Total number of documents: 7

Guidelines on international and cross-border collaboration in the warning process
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 23 p.

PWS-22; WMO/TD No. 1560: This document provides guidelines on international collaboration in the warning process for severe weather threats and extreme conditions (heat wave, cold wave, drought, st...


Guidelines on early warning systems and application of nowcasting and warning operations
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 22 p.

PWS-21; WMO/TD No. 1559: This document discusses the role of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) in disaster risk management, also presents the people-centered approach in ear...


Guidelines on communicating forecast uncertainty
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 21 p.

PWS-18; WMO/TD No. 1422: This document discusses the importance of communicating meteorological forecast uncertainty as a source of improved decision making, user expectation management and user co...


Examples of best practice in communicating weather information
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2007
Number of pages: 18 p.

PWS-17; WMO/TD No. 1409: This document presents some examples of how to effectively communicate weather information across a range of services delivery methods and information types. Examples inclu...


Guidelines on integrating severe weather warnings into disaster risk management
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2005
Number of pages: 30 p.

PWS-13; WMO/TD No. 1292: These guidelines address the application of risk management principles in the provision of severe weather warnings, and the use of this approach in efforts to secure extra ...


Guide on improving public understanding of and response to warnings
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2002
Number of pages: 24 p.

PWS-8; WMO/TD No. 1139: This guide presents the underlying principles of warning, such as forecasts, detection, dissemination, communication and response, and describes different aspects of warning...


Guidelines on the improvement of NMSs-media relations and ensuring the use of official consistent information
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2001
Number of pages: 35 p.

PWS-3; WMO/TD No. 1088: The guidelines were developed to assist National Meteorological or Hydrometeorological Services (NMSs) in improving the effectiveness of their public weather services, impro...