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Areas of Excessive Rainfall Today; Dangerous Heat Redeveloping Over the Southwest; Dry Thunderstorms in the Great Basin

Heavy to excessive rainfall may bring flooding today to parts of the southern Rockies, eastern Mid-Atlantic, and ArkLaTex regions. Dangerous heat will redevelop Friday through this weekend into next week over much of southern California and the Desert Southwest. Dry thunderstorms continue to pose a threat for new wildfire starts across parts of the Great Basin today and Friday. Read More >

Office of Central Processing (CP)

About CP

The Office of Central Processing (CP) oversees the NWS Central Processing portfolio and budget, playing a pivotal role in maintaining an efficient enterprise architecture for processing systems. With a focus on meeting both current and future NWS mission requirements, such as the critical AWIPS software, CP adopts a "systems of systems" approach. This entails establishing a robust national and regional IT infrastructure, managing data flow from observing systems to product generation, all while prioritizing cost-effectiveness. Collaboration with other NWS portfolios is key, ensuring seamless operations and minimizing operating costs.




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