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A Major Coastal Storm For The Southeast and Mid-Atlantic This Weekend

A major storm is expected intensify over the weekend along the Southeast/Mid-Atlantic coasts and deliver a number of weather impacts. Heavy rain and flooding is possible across eastern North Carolina. High wind warnings are in effect from eastern North Carolina into southeast Virginia, may produce power outages. Also, a variety of marine hazards are in effect, including coastal flooding concerns. Read More >


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Student Volunteer Program
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Experience what a career in the National Weather Service entails!



  • College students entering their junior or senior year, or graduate students. Recent graduates will also be considered.
  • Those who demonstrate strong interest in a National Weather Service career.
  • Successful applicants will be subject to mandatory security and background checks.


  • Gain familiarity with the process for generating routine NWS forecasts
  • Experience and assist with real-time severe weather operations
  • Participate in office outreach activities. NWS Flagstaff summer volunteers may take advantage of opportunities to visit neighboring NWS offices in Las Vegas, Phoenix, and/or Tucson as well.


  • The program will last for approximately 8-12 weeks in a window from late May through late August.
  • 2-3 shifts per week, approximately 10 hours per week. Shifts will mostly be during weekdays, but some weekend shifts may be accommodated.

How to Apply:

  • To learn more on how to apply, click here. Note that this is an UNPAID position.

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