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Stormy weather pattern for the Western U.S. this week

A series of Pacific weather systems will bring several rounds of precipitation and wind to the western U.S. this week. Several inches of rain could fall in portions of WA, OR and CA, especially in the coastal ranges and foothills. Snow is forecast in the higher mountains. In addition, winds will be strong, especially in mountainous areas, which could pose a hazard to high-profile vehicles. Read More >

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Mission Statement

The NWS Eastern Region conducts the technical and service programs and the administrative support functions of the region in accordance with NOAA and National Weather Service policies.  The regional office adjusts plans, policies, and resources affecting these programs.  It manages all operational and scientific meteorological, hydrologic, and oceanographic programs of the region including observing networks, weather services, forecasting, and climatology and hydrology.  The offices conducts programs to review and upgrade the scientific programs and procedures at field offices. It monitors these services and adjusts resources to provide the most effective weather and warning services possible.  Where appropriate, the office provides supporting services to other NOAA components located in the region.