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News Around NOAA

January 22, 2020 - Lake Charles weather radar back online after Hurricane Laura damage
Today, the National Weather Service restored service to the weather radar serving southwest Louisiana and northwest Gulf of Mexico. Category 4 winds from Hurricane Laura significantly damaged the radar, making it inoperable on August 27, 2020.

January 12, 2021 - Get your snowstorm smarts on: 9 forecast tools to use this winter
We’ve got 9 winter weather forecast tools you can tinker with on your mobile device or computer. Use them regularly to see where, when and how much snow, ice and wind is predicted.

December 16, 2020 - Dr. Michael R. Farrar Selected as new NCEP Director
The National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) delivers national and global weather, water, climate and space weather guidance, forecasts, warnings and analyses to help save lives and protect property.

December 10, 2020 - NOAA upgrades flagship ocean forecasting system
Today, NOAA upgraded its flagship ocean and sea ice operational forecast system — the Global Real-Time Ocean Forecast System (Global RTOFS).