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NWS Training Portal 

Welcome to the NWS Training Portal! This portal is designed to provide access to all NWS training, including course listings, course descriptions, training schedules, and online materials. Our goal is to provide you with one stop shopping for training! If you have suggestions for improvements, or note any errors, please use the webmasters link at the bottom of the page to share them with the Portal team.

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  • COMET has published Web-Based Ensemble Tools: Ensemble Situational Awareness Table. This lesson covers ensemble tools, the statistical methods used to derive them, and the climatological data sets used to create them. Operationally relevant examples help forecasters assess the web-based ensemble tools from the Ensemble Situational Awareness Table (ESAT), which add value to operational forecasts and help provide impact-based decision support services (IDSS). To access this lesson in the Commerce Learning Center, click here. (10/18/17)

  • COMET has published Communicating Winter Weather Surface Impacts. This 1.25 hour lesson introduces NWS forecasters to the benefits of pre-season coordination in understanding the critical needs of decision-makers, particularly state and local Departments of Transportation (DOTs). The strategies used by DOTs to mitigate road impacts during the winter and how the NWS can best support their needs are discussed, followed by a simulation. To access this lesson in the Commerce Learning Center, click here. (10/10/17)


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