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Snow in the Rockies and High Plains

A surge of cold air will bring rapidly falling temperatures and snow to spread across the Rockies, Plains and Middle Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes over the next couple of days. Heavy showers and thunderstorms will continue to bring a threat of flash and urban flooding, hail, and strong/gusty winds to the Florida peninsula into midweek. Read More >

NOAA Weather Wire Service

The National Weather Service (NWS) enterprise National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Wire Service (NWWS) provides television and radio broadcasters, emergency managers, commercial / private alerting services, and the general public the fastest receipt of current weather information, alerts and warnings sent in text format from the local NWS Weather Forecast Offices and National Centers.

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NWWS has scheduled transition to BACKUP as to be determined  Continue to monitor this page should NWS declare a critical weather day (CWD) which could delay the scheduled server transition.

Transition will begin at 10:00 EST (1500Z). and may take up to an hour to end Open-Interface sessions; thereafter there may be a 10-90 minute data outage as systems synchronize.  

The SSL Certificate for the NWWS-OI service was updated on April 12, 2021. 

NWS has updated from TLS1.1 to TLS 1.2 for encryption.

NOTE:  IP Address Change on March 2, 2021.  


Current Status


NWWS Satellite Service, SBN/NOAAPORT  Channel 201 on Galaxy-28 Operational
NWWS-Open Interface(NWWS-OI) Primary server  Operational
NWWS-OI  Backup server Stand-By
Next Server Transition  TBD

Note: This status is only updated during normal NWS business hours (M-F)  Eastern Standard Time (EST)

NWS will remain on the PRIMARY server system until further notice. There will be no monthly transitions as in previous months. There may be outages planned and unplanned due to network re-configurations and "hot-fix" updates to resolve issues impacting NWS systems that may also affect NWWS-OI operation.

If your system is off-line or having trouble reconnecting after an outage, a system reset or restart should clear up the problem. If not, e-mail

Please note that NOTICES for planned outages will be posted when known. Thank you for your understanding.

Last Updated 30 March, 2021



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