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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CONTACT: Marcie Katcher of NOAA National Weather Service, +1-631-244-0149.
We applaud the effort by RAINS with their Connect & Protect service to extend the real-time distribution of NOAA National Weather Service tsunami alerts and information," said Stephen Todd, Meteorologist-In-Charge of the Weather Forecast Office in Portland, Ore.
Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort have been recognized by NOAA National Weather Service as StormReady communities, the only theme parks and resorts in the nation to achieve the distinction.
The NOAA National Weather Service is the primary source for weather data, forecasts and warnings for the United States and its territories.
NOAA National Weather Service forecast offices that serve coastal areas issue outlooks, such as surf zone forecasts, that indicate when rip currents are a threat.
The technology upgrades enable the near real-time transmission of NWLON data to NOAA National Weather Service forecasters, emergency responders, mariners, the public, and other users.
WHO: NOAA National Weather Service Baltimore/Washington NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service NOAA Chesapeake Bay Program Office NOAA's National Ocean Service Federal, state, and local emergency services partners from Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, and West Virginia University of Maryland Howard University
Department of Commerce -- was awarded to a team from several NOAA National Weather Service offices for their coordinated life- saving services during the Ohio Valley snow and flood events of December 2004 and January 2005.
A 14-year National Weather Service veteran, Lulofs has held a variety of forecast positions within the NOAA National Weather Service.