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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"This is catastrophic," said Greg Waller, a service coordination hydrologist with the National Weather Service's West Gulf River Forecast Center in Fort Worth.
(1) The 13 river forecast centers (RFCs) of the NWS perform a large-scale, technically sophisticated effort to publish river forecasts for approximately 4,000 river gauges in the United States.
Vallee, hydrologist in charge of the National Weather Service's Northeast River Forecast Center, said as fall moves along, more storms ordinarily form closer to the U.S.
Plots from the Northwest River Forecast Center predict that the Siuslaw and Mohawk, the two most flood-prone water ways in Lane County, will remain below flood stage this week.
2007) that is generated by each NWS River Forecast Center (RFC).
Vallee, hydrologist-in-charge of the Northeast River Forecast Center in Taunton.
For regular updates on local river levels, visit the National Weather Service Northwest River Forecast Center at
As a result of the increasing soil saturation levels described above, FFG values from the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center (MBRFC) decreased from over 76.2 mm (3 in.) on 9 September to under 6.4 mm (0.25 in.) by 13 September for appreciable parts of Boulder, Larimer, and Jefferson Counties in the Front Range region (Fig.
yesterday, according to the National Weather Service's Northeast River Forecast Center.