Emergency Environmental Monitoring Functional Area

Description

Collects current and forecast road and weather information that is used by the operator to more effectively manage incidents.

Included In

Yakima Public Safety Communications Center
WSP District 3 Communications Center
Local Public Safety Dispatch
Yakima County Sheriff Dispatch
Yakima County Fire Communications Center

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
1The center shall collect current and forecast road and weather information from weather service providers (such as the National Weather Service and value-added sector specific meteorological services).
2The center shall collect current road and weather information from roadway maintenance operations.
3The center shall assimilate current and forecast road conditions and surface weather information to support incident management.
4The center shall present the current and forecast road and weather information to the emergency system operator.