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news and notes NEWS AN D Notes Commerce Department Establishes Natural Second, the NDRI will improve prediction of dam- Disaster Reduction Initiative aging weather and related river flooding. As the Part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric United States experiences a strong El Nino, costs in Administration's (NOAA) FY99 budget includes $55 California alone have exceeded $500 million. The million for the Natural Disaster Reduction Initiative president's budget provides an additional $55 million (NDRI). NDRI is an interagency effort to reduce and a year for weather and flood forecasting. One key el- mitigate the direct and indirect costs of natural disasters. ement of this provision is the first phase of a national Developed through the National Science and Tech- implementation of a new National Weather Service nology Council's Committee on Environment and (NWS) system to improve river forecasting. Daley Natural Resources (CENR), NDRI is part of the said the NWS' s Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Sys- tem (AHPS) provides more accurate river forecasts administration's effort to apply the tools of federal with greater lead times for flood mitigation. The sys- agencies [including NOAA, the Economic Develop- tem also provides water volume availability forecasts ment Administration (EDA), and the National Insti- for water users, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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NEWS AN D Notes Commerce Department Establishes Natural Second, the NDRI will improve prediction of dam- Disaster Reduction Initiative aging weather and related river flooding. As the Part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric United States experiences a strong El Nino, costs in Administration's (NOAA) FY99 budget includes $55 California alone have exceeded $500 million. The million for the Natural Disaster Reduction Initiative president's budget provides an additional $55 million (NDRI). NDRI is an interagency effort to reduce and a year for weather and flood forecasting. One key el- mitigate the direct and indirect costs of natural disasters. ement of this provision is the first phase of a national Developed through the National Science and Tech- implementation of a new National Weather Service nology Council's Committee on Environment and (NWS) system to improve river forecasting. Daley Natural Resources (CENR), NDRI is part of the said the NWS' s Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Sys- tem (AHPS) provides more accurate river forecasts administration's effort to apply the tools of federal with greater lead times for flood mitigation. The sys- agencies [including NOAA, the Economic Develop- tem also provides water volume availability forecasts ment Administration (EDA), and the National Insti- for water users,

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Apr 1, 1998

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