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March 26, 2019 - The new NWS Strategic Plan is now available
The plan is a culmination of more than a year-and-a-half of effort and engagement among NWS managers, employees, and Weather Enterprise partners..

March 7, 2019 - NOAA Talks Hurricanes and Climate at National Press Club
Each year, NOAA helps the United States prepare for hurricanes by issuing a seasonal outlook before the official start of the season on June 1. The outlook offers a prediction of how many storms might occur during the upcoming season.

February 22, 2019 - Clinton Wallace selected as director for NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center
NOAA has selected Clinton Wallace as the director of NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) in Boulder, Colorado. SWPC is the Nation’s official civilian source of space weather alerts and warnings, and one of the National Weather Service’s nine National Centers of Environmental Prediction.

February 1, 2019 - NOAA announces new director of the U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center
NOAA has selected James Gridley, Ph.D., to lead NOAA’s National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska. The center delivers tsunami forecasts and warnings to the lower 48 United States, Alaska and Canada.