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October 19, 2017 - NWS Aviation Team Bids Farewell to an Old Friend
After serving the nation as one of the primary products of the Aviation Weather Center since the 1930s the CONUS Aviation Area Forecast is now retired.

October 18, 2017 - United Nations Calls for Support for World Tsunami Awareness Day
Recognizing that the tsunami hazard poses a global threat that requires international attention and cooperation, the United Nations General Assembly designated November 5 as World Tsunami Awareness Day.

September 13, 2017 - The Atlantic highlights how NWS is building a Weather-Ready Nation
A feature article in The Atlantic on September 12 titled, “The National Weather Service’s New Philosophy” gave the public an insider’s view of backup hurricane forecast operations at WPC and showcased our important strategic goal to create a Weather-Ready Nation.

August 2, 2017 - FV3: The Next Step for NOAA’s Global Forecast Modeling
The NWS is overhauling its old global modelling software piece by piece. The new core of our global model comes from NOAA Research, and it's powering the future of forecasts using some impressive advances.