2021-07-25






Sunday, 2021-07-25 - Hydrologists: 1 - Q -

BRIEFINGS AND TASKS FOR ALL
1 Q - Check and clean out oper's mail, save and pass on any significant messages
1 Q - Check for operationally significant statements throughout the day on AWIPS text screen (Alarm/Alert window)
1 Q - Check current and forecast meteorological and hydrological conditions and recent river forecasts issued
1 Q - Check output from web page River Conditions Pop-up Alerts
1 Q - Check WebCat and if not current hit reload
1 Q - Check status window (or type status.tcl)
1 Q - Check current concerns. (click on CreateCurrentDoc menu, then MakeCurrent submenu)
1 Q - Fill out Shift Log and update system issue status.
1 - Start Daily Briefing at 10:30 through Google Meet or phone: 617-675-4444, pin: 983 787 284 4834#

OPENING THE OFFICE
1 - Check phones in the operations area for messages
1 - Check queues window (or type qcontrol -check)
db queues uncapped proc_loop running

DATA COLLECTION:
--RECEIVED PRODUCTS
1 Q - HADS Product WOHRRSSTR: if missing (comes in ~40 times a hour) - wiki for info and manual retrieval process
1 - SNOTEL summaries - WBCRSDXX: (wiki for info and manual retrieval process)
AZ CO ID NM NV UT WY
1 - SHEF RTPs:
SLCRTPUT PHXRTPAZ BOIRTPID DENRTPCO ABQRR3ABQ DENRR2BOU RNORTPVEF CYSRTPRIW
1 - AAAFTPSLR (NMCFTPSLR) (forecast temperatures)

--EMAIL DATA
(Operational Email Overview)
1 Q - DWBCSV (Denver Water): save as dw-rfc.csv, dw-mbrfc.csv; program = Denver Water
1 Q - VIVA NAUGHTON SPREADSHEET: save current month sheet as viva.csv; program = Viva Naughton
1 Q - VIVA NAUGHTON DAILY REPORT: enter through Manual Data Entry (storage and flow values should be entered as KAF/KCFS)
1 Q - LITTLE DELL SPREADSHEET (from Parleys Water Treatment Plant): save current month sheet as dell.csv; program = Little Dell
1 Q - CITY CREEK SPREADSHEET (from City Creek Water Treatment Plant - subject CCTP): save as cityck.csv; program = City Creek
1 Q - BIG COTTONWOOD SPREADSHEET (from Big Cottonwood Water Treatment Plant - subject GREEN SHEET): save as bigcot.csv; program = Big Cottonwood
1 Q - ELKHEAD: save as elkhead.csv; program = Elkhead
1 Q - WOLFORD: save as wolford.csv; program = Wolford
1 Q - GUNLOCK SPREADSHEET (from Water SCADA Reports): save current day sheet as gunlock.csv; program = Gunlock Reservoir
1 Q - WCWCD Reservoirs (subject Reservoir_Website; from wcwcd.org): save as wcres.csv; program = WCWCD Reservoirs
1 Q - Davis-Weber Canal (subject DWCC Daily Flow Averages): enter value from 'Headworks ADFM' in KCFS through Manual Data Entry
1 Q - VEGA: save as vega.csv ; program: Vega
1 Q - HOMESTAKE: save as homestake.csv; program: Homestake

--INCOMING DATA
1 Q - BOR-SLC data: automatically received through http - check Incoming Data window
1 Q - BOR-LOVELAND: downloaded from web and posted automatically - check Incoming Data window
1 Q - LITTLE COTTONWOOD DATA: automatically retrieved from web - check Incoming Data window

--WEB DATA CHECK
1 - run webdata_report from Shift Duties - check that we are receiving all expected data - follow-up as needed Webdata wiki page

--RATING CURVES
1 - Update all USGS and CODWR ratings and shifts (Rating Table Update)
- CBRFC menu -> Ratings -> Check USGS Ratings
- Check USGS Rating output for differences in stage (check usgs sdm page)
- CBRFC menu -> Ratings -> Get CODWR current shifts-table #'s
1 - from the Rating Table GUI - run the following in specified order:
a) parse USGS pre-shifted rating tables
b) update RIVERCRIT
c) extend rating tables
d) export to CHPS (every day even if no new ratings)
e) export to WHFS
1 - CBRFC menu -> Ratings -> View list of newest stored ratings
- use this along with other tools to see if model sites need fixed flow data (Final steps help); ask focal points for help and/or pass along any updates to staff

QUALITY CONTROL CHECKS
1 Q - Act on bad/good sensors throughout the day
- check listing from Set bad/good to see if status needs to be changed
- MONDAY ONLY send listing of bad sensors to WFO's -- from menu Data Programs->Set bad-good, click Send: WFOs checkbox
1 - Check for ice jams Operations - Daily - Data. Look at all three groups under Ice Jam Stations
1 - Check Damcrit Operations - Daily during runoff. Look for dams spilling by clicking Damcrit on web page and make appropriate changes to Skip SetQ file

PEAKSALERT CHECK
1 - view output from last night's peaksalert run: Shift Duties->Peaksalert Report

OPERATIONAL RUNS
06:3011:002:00Other
12ZPrecQC18Z0Z/6z
Make sure final/latest QPF is in: time of QPFhpc in GFE should be 'recent' for at least next 5 days.
DAILY_QC (qc/render 2 days and send to db: precipitation, freezing levels, temperature data - including 6hr temperatures)
QC MPE data back 24 hrs (after "24 hr auto_mpe has completed")
GFE (Check grid is recent, Move to forecast, Edit and Save following data types: FzLevel, QPF, MaxT, MinT New GFE Procedure)
SETQ make sure rating update is complete before doing setq
CHPS - Be sure to check that CHPS system time matches the run time in the auto_chps status window
Manual SETBAD export and run - click for how to - needs to be completed before Product Generator
Run Update States - click for how to needs to be completed before esp run and after any runs where state mods were made
PRODUCT GENERATOR - Issue forecasts as needed
Check that products make it to AWIPS
SLCRVFMCT - Check that all fgroup products were created (Montery menu->Shift Duties->MCT Check)
Check that products make it to AWIPS

Daily ESP Run
1 - Run Daily ESP from AWIPS 'CHPS Daily ESP' menu instructions
- Run UnReg ESP Forecasts (12z)
- Run Reg ESP Forecasts (12z)
- Run HEFS ESP Forecasts (12z)
- rsync ens to monterey
- rsync products to web
- send volumes to database (rsync to monterey needs to finish first, today's date, 1 day)
- send peaks to database (rsync to monterey needs to finish first)
- get residual obs for esp plots (send volumes to db needs to finish first)
- (Un)Approve Daily ESP - menu Daily ESP->ens approval
1 - Send traces to web - Local menu Shift Duties->ESP Make Traces (all)

PRODUCT DISSEMINATION:

-CHECKS OF AUTOMATED PRODUCTS
1 - FFG on AWIPS: check D2D - NCEP/Hydro - RFC Flash Flood Guidance - RFC Images - CBRFC - today's date
1 - 5 Day Flood Outlook (FOP) after 7:30 am- check webpage and resend if needed (documentation)
1 - The following are sent to web when CHPS approved forecast completes:
1 - USACE_SAC: check that usace_sac files updated - sent automatically during morning run with Product Generator procedure; if not use menu to send manually
1 - USACE_LA: check that usace_la files updated - sent automatically during morning run with Product Generator procedure; if not use menu to send manually
1 - Precipitation report (SLCHYDSTR) on AWIPS - (sent automatically during 11am run. If not, use menu to send manually Daily Operations -> Precipitation Report)
1 - Check that AHPS graphics were created after daily esp ahps export is complete (click on a couple plots to check dates on plot)
1 - Check that Aptima graphics were created after daily esp ahps export is complete (click on a couple plots to check dates on plot)
1 - Check that Long Range Outlook product was created for today (gets created with daily esp) National Long Range Outlook Page

-DAILY MANUAL PRODUCTS
1 - Create McPhee DailyExceed product from Daily Apps-Shift Duties menu (does not need morning run - use yesterday's esp)
1 - Create Yampa peak products from Daily Apps-Shift Duties menu (wait for today's esp run to be synced)
1 - Create Lake Fork products for Aldis from Daily Apps-Shift Duties menu (wait for today's esp run to be synced)
Check webpage email to Aldis: products are in email_data/outgoing - 6 files

-RECREATIONAL REPORT
1 - create file with Recreational Report, check observations/forecasts, print hardcopy (wait for forecasts to post from morning run)

-HCM PRODUCT
1 - Create SLCHCMSTR product from Daily Apps menu (around NOON)
edit hours of operation if needed (i.e. are we in extended hours)
edit emergency call back list if needed (i.e. remove someone that is on vacation)
check product makes it to AWIPS

OFFICE UPKEEP:

-CHPS Cleanup
Q - Every Day: Review SetBad logs in Forecaster Help
Update/follow up with basin forecasters as needed
Q - WED: Review Forecaster Help entries
Operations menu->CHPS Cur Conditions Summary or view in CHPS
Update/follow up with basin forecasters as needed

-AWIPS Cleanup
Q - WED: Close and re-open all CAVE and TEXT WORKSTATION sessions in operations
LX1 LX2 LXB

-Web checks
Q - Web Hydrographs: Rivers > Conditions List > select area, sort by FG, Plots On
Tue: Upper Colorado, Green, San Juan
Wed: Great, Sevier
Thu: Virgin, Lower Colorado
Q - Web Water Supply: graphics and data
Front map 'Latest Model Run Date' up to date
Evolution plots Data > Forecasts contains approved esp dates/data
Q - Web Reservoir: front map up to date
Q - Web Weather: all products on drop down list up to date
Q - Web Climate: all products on drop down list up to date

-Q Flood Shift (as noted on schedule)
Q - Contingency Run: wiki instructions
Q - 18z Ops Run

SOCIAL MEDIA
Q - As Needed: Facebook post information on products or hydrologic events: wiki instructions
Q As Needed: Twitter post information on products or hydrologic events: wiki instructions

CLOSING THE OFFICE
Q - Check queues window (or type qcontrol -check)
db queues uncapped proc_loop running shefdecode running
Q - turn out the lights if you are the last one to leave