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Wildland Fire Management Information (WX-Weather)

WXx Weather Edit Access eRequest

Used to request maintenance edit access within the WXx Weather system. Maintenance edit access is only for users who are required to order sensors for RAWS annual maintenance purposes or required to edit metadata associated with RAWS within the WXx Weather system. Weather data can be viewed at weather.nifc.gov with no login requirements by selecting the "Read Only" option after agreeing to the terms of service.

WX Weather Reference Guide and Definitions

This reference guide takes you through the metadata shown on the Station page in the WX Weather module. It provides a description of each section and how the metadata is used and updated. 

WX Weather User Roles and Tasks

Roles control what a user is allowed to do within the WX Weather module. Each role consists of a set of tasks. Each user is assigned role(s), which allow the user to perform the tasks that belong to that role. Note that all users, by default, have the UserView role; this was automatically assigned when the user account was created. The table below lists the roles and the tasks available to that role. 

WX Weather Station Event Report Guide

The WX Weather Station Event Report is automatically generated every Monday and is emailed by WX Weather to the address listed in the RAWS station record "Event Email Address" field. This report is distributed weekly for each station defined in WX Weather that logs at least one event in the past week. While some events may be informational such as a change to the station metadata, there are other events that flag errors or problems with a station and may require some type of response from the technician in the field. This handy guide will help decipher the events commonly listed in the report.


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