NWS New York, NY Office
This is the entrance of your National Weather Service office located on the grounds of Brookhaven
National Laboratory in Upton, NY, which is on eastern Long Island (indicated by KOKX on the map
below). It is from here that official National Weather Service forecasts and warnings are issued.
Over two dozen people work inside, keeping a watchful eye to the sky for both good and bad weather.
This office serves southeastern New York State, northeastern New Jersey, and southern
In 1993, the National Weather Service moved from its old office in New York City to this
modernized facility in Upton. Placement of the office was governed, in part, by the range of the
radar, about 250 miles.
Nationally, there are 122 forecast offices like this one, as well as 13 River Forecast Centers.
The NWS also operates 21 aviation support Center Weather Service Units and various National and
Regional Support Centers. Click here to see
all the offices and centers that make up the National Weather Service.
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