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Persistent Rainy and Windy Conditions in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threats in Southern California

Soggy conditions with potential for minor river flooding and isolated landslides in western Washington, powerful winds as high as 100 mph across for parts of Montana will continue. Santa Ana winds will keep fire weather threats elevated. Breezy and cold conditions in northeastern Alaska may produce wind chills as low as minus 70 degrees F. 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.

NWWS has been designed to use both an Internet (NWWS-Open Interface) and a Satellite product source (SBN/NOAAPORT Channel 201).  Use of both is highly recommended to achieve a >98% product availability rating.  The NWWS Open Interface will experience planned and unplanned outages up to three times per month; with planned outages lasting on average between 10 minutes to less than 4-hours.  See the CONFIGURATION tab for setup requirements.


The NWWS-OI transitioned to primary operations at 1500Z on Wednesday, November 10th.

Outages for NWWS-OI typically last between 30 - 60 minutes.

If your system is still having connection issues, please restart your software application. Thank you.

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)


The NWWS-OI will transition is to be determined.

Outages for NWWS-OI typically last between 30 - 60 minutes.

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 12 November, 2021



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