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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Individual Affiliation Role Jason Cordeira Plymouth State University Forecast team lead and lead forecaster Natalie Gaggini Science and Technology Lead forecaster Corporation Jonathan Rutz NOAA/NWS/Western Lead forecaster and Region headquarters NWS coordinator Roger Pierce NOAA/NWS/San Diego NWS coordinator Weather Forecast Office William Rasch NOAA/NWS/Sacramento NWS coordinator Weather Forecast Office Paul Neiman NOAA/ESRL Forecaster Brian Kawzenuk Plymouth State University Forecaster Klint Skelly Plymouth State University Forecaster Vanessa Almanza University of Hawai'i Forecaster at Manoa Michael Mueller Cooperative Institute for Forecaster Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado Boulder Table 2.
Commonly referred to as "weather balloons", radiosondes are typically launched by the National Weather Service at locations near their Weather Forecast Offices (WFOs) (Peterson and Durre, 2004).
Specifically, for their help in drafting the scenario for the project, reviewing proposed revisions for technical accuracy, and disseminating findings to professional audiences, a sincere thank you to Peter Ahnert, hydrologist in charge, and Patricia Wnek, service coordination hydrologist, of the NWS Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center; Gary Szatkowski, meteorologist in charge, and Raymond Kruzdlo, meteorologist, of the Mount Holly, New Jersey-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Weather Forecast Office; and David Nicosia and Erik Heden of the Binghamton, New York, Weather Forecast Office.
Colon Perez, former meteorologist-in-charge of the San Juan Weather Forecast Office (formerly also National Hurricane Center-East) and AMS Fellow, passed away on July 12 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Contract Awarded for Building roof and condenser (hvac) system replacement at the noaa weather forecast office (wfo) / national hurricane center (nhc) located in miami, fl
The new extreme cold warning for the NWS-Bismarck Weather Forecast Office was defined as either temperature or wind chill [less than or equal to] -30[degrees]F for an extended period of time over a large geographical area.