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Tropical Storm Colin Pulls Away from the Coast; Severe Weather for Portions of Montana and Plains on Sunday

Tropical Storm Colin will continue to track away from the U.S. East Coast through Sunday. Meanwhile, severe weather potential for portions of Montana and the Plains are forecast through Sunday. Critical fire weather conditions to persist across the Great Basin and interior Alaska the remainder of the weekend. Heat will build for the Plains, Ohio and Tennessee Valleys and Great Lakes into Monday. Read More >

Integrated Dissemination Program (IDP) Applications

The NWS Integrated Dissemination Program (IDP) infrastructure hosts NWS applications and is operated by NCEP Central Operations (NCO) at on-premises data centers. Application requirements are developed through the NWS Office of Dissemination.


  1. Tier 1 operational support (24/7/365) is provided by NCO Operational Monitoring Branch (
  2. Tier 2 application onboarding and support is provided by the NCO Implementation & Data Services Branch Onboarding Team
  3. Tier 3 application developer support is provided by each application's development organization (DevOrgs) as needed