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Sluggish Western Storm; Potential for Excessive Rain in the Mid-South

A slow-moving storm in the West will continue to bring heavy snow to the California and northern Rocky mountains, and accumulating snow in the Intermountain West, Rockies, and the northern Plains. Moisture lifting across the Deep South may produce excessive rain in the Mid South. A strong Bering Sea storm will bring heavy snow, gusty winds, coastal flooding and ice shoves to western Alaska. Read More >

NWS is extending the comment period for the Experimental National Geographic Information System (GIS) Map Viewer (“the Viewer”) web application hosted on the Amazon Web Services public cloud through May 27, 2022. The following notification  and news article contain more information. The Viewer is also embedded below.

Many of the National Weather Service data sets are available in formats that are able to be imported directly into Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or your own custom map viewers or web pages.  Data formats include downloadable shapefiles and KML formats, web services, and our basemaps in shapefile format.

Individual Radar WMS links can be found here: https://opengeo.ncep.noaa.gov/geoserver/www/index.html

As more data is made available in these formats, links to the data will be added to these pages. Click one of the GIS format links above to start exploring the NWS GIS data currently available!