National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
NWS facebook NWS twitter NWS you-tube




News Around NOAA

The Headline That Wasn’tNovember 6, 2018 - The Headline That Wasn't
So many times involving extreme weather, we only hear about events that cause injuries and fatalities, the bad and the ugly, but not times when there were good decisions made and good outcomes.

October 30, 2018 - Reducing Economic Losses: Theme of 2018’s World Tsunami Awareness Day
Large tsunamis do not happen often, but they pose a significant threat to coastal communities around the world. Globally, since the beginning of the twenty-first century, 48 tsunamis have caused roughly $300 billion (2018 dollars) in damage.

October 18, 2018 - Winter Outlook favors warmer temperatures for much of U.S.
A mild winter could be in store for much of the United States this winter according to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. In the U.S. Winter Outlook for December through February, above-average temperatures are most likely across the northern and western U.S., Alaska and Hawaii..

October 12, 2018 - Brian Gross, Ph.D. selected as director for NOAA’s Environmental Modeling Center
EMC is a leader in the field of earth system model development in the United States, delivering foundational guidance used by forecasters to produce life-saving watches and warnings.