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A Major Coastal Storm For The Southeast and Mid-Atlantic This Weekend

A major storm is expected intensify over the weekend along the Southeast/Mid-Atlantic coasts and deliver a number of weather impacts. Heavy rain and flooding is possible across eastern North Carolina. High wind warnings are in effect from eastern North Carolina into southeast Virginia, may produce power outages. Also, a variety of marine hazards are in effect, including coastal flooding concerns. Read More >

2019-2020 Snow Season

Spotter Training Updates!

  • If you were a newly trained spotter in 2019 and did not receive a letter and spotter number, please contact scott.entrekin@noaa.gov.
  • If you are an existing spotter that was retrained, the spotter database has been updated with your latest information, but no formal letters will be issued.

New Online Reporting Form

  • There is a new on-line reporting form for sending in winter and severe weather reports. The new address link from our web site has changed, and can be found at https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/report. Please bookmark this new address. This can also be used from your mobile device. 
  • Please indicate your spotter number on the last entry page (Review and Send). This will help us identify you as an officially trained spotter. 
  • Caution: Do not use Internet Explorer, except for the new Edge Internet browser with Microsoft. Chrome and Firefox will also work. 
  • The new address can still be found under the drop down menu from current hazards from weather.gov/bou. 

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  • Submit storm report will be on the far left hand pull down menu under current hazards.
  • If you have moved and changed addresses or phone numbers,  please send me a quick note with the change to scott.entrekin@noaa.gov.
  • Thanks for all your continuing support in the Spotter Program. Scott Entrekin