National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

In Office Tour Policy

touring the office We are occasionally visited by families, individuals, and groups such as Scouts and school science classes (including home schoolers). If you or your group would like to pay us a visit and learn more about our products and services, contact our Administrative Assistant at (770) 486-1133 Ext. 221. She will call you back with a confirmed tour date and time.

Guidelines and limitations:
Our tours are given Monday - Friday at 10:00 A.M. and 1:00 P.M. Depending on personnel availability and weather conditions, we can accommodate up to 60 people. If weather conditions allow, we can also handle small groups (up to 15) after 4:00 P.M. Tour duration is typically one hour. The tour will consist of: who we are, what we do, where our data comes from, and where our data goes, along with some interactive activities. 

Tours are rarely conducted when inclement weather is either occurring, or expected to occur in North or Central Georgia. Cancellations are sometimes unavoidable. When booking your tour, you will be given a phone number to call to confirm that conditions will allow us to host your visit. On the day of your tour, you should always call several hours in advance for this confirmation (770) 282-2920, then select option 4. When placing the call, ask to speak to the "FIC" (Forecaster In Charge).

Additional Requirements:

  • minimum age: grade 3
  • child-to-chaperone ratios:
    • 5 to 1 for grades 3, 4, and 5
    • 8 to 1 for grades 6 and up


Directions to the N.W.S.

4 Falcon Drive, Peachtree City, GA 30269

Take I-85 South to Exit 61 (Fairburn & Peachtree City). On Exit 61 off ramp make a left turn at traffic lights onto 74 Hwy South. It is a 10 mile/20 minute drive to our facility. At intersection 74 Hwy and Crosstown/TDK make a right turn onto TDK Blvd., left turn at the stop sign onto Dividend Road, and right turn onto Falcon Field. We are the first building on the left.