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Heavy Rain And Flood Threat Continues For California, Critical Fire Weather Over The Plains, Wintry Conditions For The Midwest

Active weather pattern will continue across the U.S. into the weekend. Heavy rain with the continued risk of burn scar flooding will persist into Friday over central and southern California. Over the Plains and Desert Southwest, dry conditions will lead to extremely critical fire weather into Saturday. Another storm will produce snow and ice from the Plains to the Midwest into the weekend. 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.