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A Variety of Weather Hazards This Thanksgiving

A variety of weather hazards can be expected this Thanksgiving. Critical fire weather threats are likely in parts of southern California and the Southwest. Meanwhile, isolated strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from east and southeast Texas into Louisiana. Finally, a cold front will pass through the East with some rain showers, thunderstorms and a wintry mix for northern New England. 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. 

FY20 Blue Book | FY20 Congressional Justification

FY19 Blue Book | FY19 Congressional Justification

FY18 Blue Book | FY18 Congressional Justification