National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Cold and Snow Pushing into South-Central U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns Persist in Northern California

An Arctic front will bring a wide swath of much below normal temperatures, snow, and chilly wind chills from the Rockies to the Mississippi Valley. Another cold front will bring more snow from the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to the Northeast. Cold Arctic air in the Great Basin will continue to produce gusty winds and Critical Fire Weather threats to northern California. Read More >

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  Forecast Office in Mount Holly, New Jersey
 

About Us:

We are one of one hundred and twenty-two forecast offices located throughout the nation, including the U.S. Territory of Guam and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

The National Weather Service (NWS) is a government agency which is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which falls under the United States Department of Commerce (DoC).

The office is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide timely and accurate forecasts and warnings.  The office is located twenty-five miles northeast of Philadelphia in suburban southern New Jersey (click here for directions or to schedule a tour).

Our Mission:
The National Weather Service provides weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy. NWS data and products form a national information database and infrastructure which can be used by other governmental agencies, the private sector, the public, and the global community.