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Common Support Services - Weather

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Program Description

Common Support Services - Weather (CSS-Wx)

The single provider of weather data, products, and imagery within the National Airspace System (NAS), using standards based weather dissemination via System Wide Information Management (SWIM).

Key Capabilities

Key Capabilities

  • Provides a single source for FAA weather information and establishes enterprise level common support services using SWIM
  • Provides weather data sets in broadly adopted geographic standardized formats
  • Provides image map rendering for consumer displays
  • Filter weather information to provide user-specific subsets
Program Benefits


  • Simplifies global, national and inter-agency data exchange
  • Increases availability of common weather information
  • Eliminates custom point-to-point interfaces
  • Partners with SWIM to achieve enterprise-wide bandwidth efficiency

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