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Storm Tracking Across the Plains; Powerful Pacific System is Approaching

Some heavy rain and possible flash flooding may affect the Central Plains through Thursday. Meanwhile, wintry weather conditions will spread through portions of Central and Northern Plains. A powerful storm system is forecast to approach the Pacific Northwest, then spreading inland and down through California through the end of this week. A series of storms will impact Alaska into the weekend. Read More >

Welcome to the International Activities Office


Contact
Courtney Draggon
courtney.draggon@noaa.gov
301-427-9046

 

 

The International Affairs Office (IA) coordinates all international cooperation for the National Weather Service (NWS) and is located within the Office of the Assistant Administrator for Weather Services. Mr. Ken Graham, who is the NWS Director, also serves as the Permanent Representative for the United States with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

IA supports the US Permanent Representative in coordinating US participation in WMO Technical Commissions, Regional Associations, and Executive Council. IA program analysts manage bilateral relations, implement projects, oversee the travel of NWS experts, represent the NWS at international meetings, and coordinate with other federal agencies and non-governmental partners. Click on Staff for a list of IA employees and contact information.

If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact us.

- Courtney Draggon, Director

International Agreements

Coordinates and monitors bilateral agreements for cooperation in meteorology and hydrology between the United States and other countries

World Meteorological Organization

Supports the Permanent Representative (PR) of the United States to the World Meteorological Organization of the United Nations and participates in technical commissions

Foreign Travel and Visitors

  • Manages NWS foreign travel process
  • Coordinates NWS international training program including Tropical Desk, Africa Desk, and Pacific Desk