National Weather Service

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Noun1.National Weather Service - the federal agency in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that is responsible for weather forecast and preparation of weather maps
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA - 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
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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The tallies by no means threaten record snowfall amounts for the month of March, or even the 24 inches that fell on April 1, 1997, according the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service typically runs a suite of different forecasting models on supercomputers at its National Meteorological Center in Suitland, Md.
The National Weather Service also said to expect flight delays and cancellations at O'Hare.
The National Weather Service said Tuesday night there were reports of minor damage to commercial buildings, a car that was tipped or rolled upside down, and tree damage in Lyons Woods Forest Preserve.
National Weather Service, AccuWeather trade blame for false tsunami warning that alarmed Texans
Most of the tornadoes brought minimal damage in Kansas, except the one at Concordia that snapped power lines and downed power poles, said Mick McGuire, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wichita.
"Plan to have travel completed Tuesday evening,'' according to the National Weather Service. "Consider altering travel plans for Wednesday.''
The National Weather Service predicts normal to above-normal precipitation for Arizona this winter.
Schaefer, director of the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla.
RS Information Systems (RSIS) has been awarded a $10 million contract to support the Meteorological Development Laboratory (MDL) of the National Weather Service (NWS) in Silver Spring, Md.

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