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Cool and Unsettled in the North Tier; Winter Storm in Alaska

Accumulating wet snow is expected for the next couple of days across the far Northern Plains. High winds, snow, and blowing snow from a late season storm will continue to impact Alaska into Monday. Critical fire weather conditions will return to the Southwest on Tuesday. Read More >

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 Systems and Facilities Division (SFD)

                                                           

The Systems and Facilities Division (SFD) manages the operations and maintenance of the various systems and facilities which support the NWS Western Region weather enterprise. Examples include Doppler Radar (WSR-88D), Automated Surface Observing Systems (ASOS), NOAA Weather Radio (NWR), Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), local and wide area networks, buildings, grounds, and towers, just to name a few.

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