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June 14, 2019 - "It Saved My Entire Family" - Survival Story of WEA Alerts
On September 20, 2018, Minnesota experienced one of the most prolific tornado days in the state’s history. Twenty-five tornadoes tracked across the state, with one long-track EF-2 tornado crossing into western Wisconsin.

June 12, 2019 - NOAA upgrades the U.S. global weather forecast model
NOAA’s flagship weather model — the Global Forecast System (GFS) — is undergoing a significant upgrade today to include a new dynamical core called the Finite-Volume Cubed-Sphere (FV3).

June 10, 2019 - NWS Improves its Employees Career Paths with its "GS 5-12" Initiative
The National Weather Service is creating a more efficient and streamlined career path for the bulk of its meteorologists with the implementation of our GS 5-12 Initiative within the US Civil Service General Schedule (GS) guidelines.

April 29, 2019 - NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center Celebrates 25 Years of Developing Climate Services in Africa
Twenty five years ago Africa was faced with severe drought, resulting in famine across the continent and challenges for governments as they struggled to cope with the disaster.