National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Noun1.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - an agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth's environment; provides weather reports and forecasts floods and hurricanes and other natural disasters related to weather
Commerce Department, Department of Commerce, DoC, Commerce - the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
National Climatic Data Center, NCDC - the part of NOAA that maintains the world's largest active archive of weather data
National Weather Service - the federal agency in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that is responsible for weather forecast and preparation of weather maps
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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Friday, retired director of the NOAA National Weather Service, was inducted in the public service category.
A letter from the hotel management dated September 6 reads: "According to the NOAA National Weather Service, Punta Cana, is currently in the storm's protection cone and is expected to arrive in 12 hours.
A temperature of 94 degrees Fahrenheit (34.4 degrees Celsius) and 80% humidity produces a wet-bulb or afeels likea temperature of 129 degrees Fahrenheit (31 degrees Celsius) on the NOAA National Weather Service Heat Index.