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Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west. Read More >

NWS OCFO/CAO Mission Statement

 

The NWS Office of the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer leads effective and responsible stewardship of financial, human, and physical resources and establishes budget, internal controls, and administrative policies and procedures to enable NWS to fulfill its mission while building a Weather Ready Nation.

 

NWS OCFO/CAO Vision Statement

 

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer shall be known throughout NWS for its expertise, customer service, knowledgeable and professional guidance with a focus on delivering consistent, responsive and effective support to all NWS stakeholders.

We will provide timely, accurate and complete information and analysis to support transparent decision-making.

OCFO/CAO shall foster a positive workplace environment where employees are valued for their contributions, acknowledged for quality work, encouraged to develop skills to reach professional goals, empowered to perform duties at the highest standards, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

 

Activities of the CFO's Office will contribute toward meeting all goals of the NWS Strategic Plan. The CFO's Office leads and/or participates directly in two NWS Strategic Planning Goals:

  • Change the NWS Organizational Culture
  • Manage NWS Resources