AtHoc Weather Alerts Module (WAM) for the AtHoc platform integrates with the National Weather Service Emergency Managers Weather Information Network (NWS/EMWIN) for critical warnings, active alerts, or severe weather advisories. Dynamic, real-time monitoring feeds are automatically forwarded to emergency managers for threat assessment.
Emergency managers can incorporate other sources of weather information, including the United States Geological Survey (USGS), FEMA, and the Department of Homeland Security.
AtHoc WAM provides:
Ro targeted emergency managers and other key personnel are automatically triggered.
Through automatic alerts bring faster threat response.
To thousands by rapidly issuing alerts and evacuation instructions.
Keep all targeted personnel fully informed of the nature and level of the emergency.
The ability to monitor and alert personnel to weather threats meets federal and DoD requirements.
Architecture and Deployment
The AtHoc WAM uses feeds from CAP (Common Alerting Protocol), an industry standard protocol for emergency communications. Feeds can also come in more generic XML format.
The Weather Alerts Module integrates with sources of weather information and automatically alerts targeted personnel