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May 16, 2022 - National Weather Service’s Mary Erickson Talks Organizational Culture, Women in STEM, and the Future of the National Weather Service
Recently retired NWS Director Louis W. Uccellini guided the agency through organizational change and positioned its workforce for future success. And by his side for the past 5 years ensuring that it all came together has been the agency’s deputy director, Mary Erickson.

May 5, 2022 - We want your feedback on the NWS Experimental National GIS Map Viewer
In July of 2021, the NWS began an experimental phase of an Experimental National Geographic Information System (GIS) Map Viewer (“the Viewer”) web application, and since then, we’ve made some changes that’d we’d love to hear from you about!

April 15, 2022 - Photo story: So how do you maintain a huge weather buoy network?
NOAA’s 200 moored buoys operate in a harsh environment, subjected to powerful ocean currents, fluctuating strong winds, surging waves, sea salt, the sun’s ultraviolet rays, cold temperatures and even vandalism.

April 5, 2022 - Prepare for extreme weather and share your #SafePlaceSelfie
Extreme weather doesn’t stop for anyone, and it only takes one storm to devastate a community. That’s why it’s essential that you take the time to identify your “safe place” – a secure location that can keep you safe from a specific weather hazard.