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Acronyms ASOS Automated Surface Observing System AWIPS Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System DAR3E Denver AWIPS Risk Reduction and Requirements Evalua- tion DOC Department of Commerce DOD Department of Defense FAA Federal Aviation Administration GOES-Next Next Generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite IOT&E-2 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation, Phase II MARD Modernization and Associated Restructuring Demonstration NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NESDIS National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service NEXRAD Next Generation Weather Radar NMC National Meteorological Center NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NWS National Weather Service OSF Operational Support Facility RFC River Forecast Center STORM Stormscale Operational and Research Meteorology (pro- gram) USAF United States Air Force WFO Weather Forecast Office WSFO Weather Service Forecast Office WSO Weather Service Office 62