This Operating Plan serves as the offical document governing interaction and relationships between the National Weather Service (NWS) offices that serve Georgia, and the federal, state and local land management agencies that rely on weather support in Georgia.
This Operating Plan is issued in lieu of a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the National Weather Service, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, and other land management agencies that rely on fire weather support. The plan will also outline forecast operations and services available to customers. This includes products and formats, dissemination and coordination, and the responsibilities of customers.
This Operating Plan will be the governing document for fire weather procedures and cooperation among the following agencies:
Partners, customers and users shall be defined as any person, group, agency or body which uses the products and services provided by the NWS in support of fire operations.