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Ian to Bring Life-Threatening Storm Surge and Hurricane Conditions By This Afternoon

The center of Ian will reach the coast of South Carolina today, and then move farther inland across eastern South Carolina and central North Carolina tonight and Saturday. There is a danger of life-threatening storm surge along the coasts of northeast Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas today. Hurricane-force winds are expected along the coasts of South Carolina and southeastern North Carolina. Read More >


The NWS OCFO/OCAO is responsible for Budget Formulation, Annual Allotment Planning, and Funds Execution Monitoring. Program Analysts on the Budget Formulation & Execution Team are aligned to specific funding portfolios to manage and monitor spending in support of the NWS Mission. The OCFO/OCAO follows a planning cycle of three distinct phases for requesting and determining the annual allotment: 

The NOAA OCFO/OCAO documents the NWS and other NOAA Line Offices yearly budgets within the annual Blue Book and Congressional Justifications. Consult the links below for reference of the NWS annual budget. 

FY21 Blue Book |  FY21 Congressional Justification

FY20 Blue Book |  FY20 Congressional Justification

FY19 Blue Book | FY19 Congressional Justification

FY18 Blue Book | FY18 Congressional Justification