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National Weather Service (NWS), United States of America - gov

  • Organization type:Governmental

General contact information

  • URL: http://www.weather.gov/
  • Address: 1325 East West Highway
  • Postal Code: MD 20910
  • City: Silver Spring
  • Country: United States of America

Mission & Disaster Reduction Profile

NWS is a component of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which is an Operating Unit of the U.S. Department of Commerce. NWS provides weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy. NWS data and products form a national information database and infrastructure which can be used by other governmental agencies, the private sector, the public, and the global community.
 
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