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Acronyms AHPS API ASOS AWIPS BOH COMET GEWEX GOES-Next HAS HSA IFP NCEP NEXRAD NMC NOAA NOHRSC Advanced Hydrologic Prediction System antecedent precipitation index Automated Surface Observing System Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System Basic Operational Hydrology Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education, and Training extended stream-flow prediction Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment Next Generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite hydrometeorological analysis and support hydrologic service area interactive forecast program National Centers for Environmental Prediction Next Generation Weather Radar National Meteorological Center (now reorganized as the National Centers for Environmental Prediction) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center NRC NWS NWSMC NWSRFS PPS pQPF QPF QTF RFC SMA SSHPS USGS WARES WFO WHFS WSFO WSO WSR-88D 43 National Research Council National Weather Service National Weather Service Modernization Committee National Weather Service River Forecast System National Weather Service Training Center Precipitation Processing System probabilistic quantitative precipitation forecast quantitative precipitation forecast quantitative temperature forecast River Forecast Center soil moisture accounting Site-Specific Hydrologic Predictor System United States Geological Survey Water Resources Forecasting System Weather Forecast Office Weather Forecast Office Hydrologic Forecast System Weather Service Forecast Office Weather Service Office Weather Surveillance Radar 1988 Doppler