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Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential Continues From The Plains To The Mississippi Valley; Dry Out West

A low pressure system over the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy rainfall and flash flooding concerns through Friday. In addition, the threat for severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds and large hail will continue. Fire threats remain high across parts of the West with hot and dry conditions expected. Read More >

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NWS Eastern Region

Mission Statement

The NWS Eastern Region conducts the technical and service programs and the administrative support functions of the region in accordance with NOAA and National Weather Service policies.  The regional office adjusts plans, policies, and resources affecting these programs.  It manages all operational and scientific meteorological, hydrologic, and oceanographic programs of the region including observing networks, weather services, forecasting, and climatology and hydrology.  The offices conducts programs to review and upgrade the scientific programs and procedures at field offices. It monitors these services and adjusts resources to provide the most effective weather and warning services possible.  Where appropriate, the office provides supporting services to other NOAA components located in the region.