NOAA Seeks Partnership to Help Develop World’s Best Weather Model

6/5/2020 - NOAA is seeking a technology partner to help design and build the Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC). This extramural center will accelerate scientific research and engineering to create the world’s most accurate and reliable operational weather forecast model. NOAA is in search of proven expertise in software engineering, software infrastructure development, and… SEE MORE

Active 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Comes to An End

11/27/2019 - The season produced 18 named storms, including six hurricanes of which three were “major” (Category 3, 4 or 5). NOAA’s outlook called for 10-17 named storms, 5-9 hurricanes and 2-4 major hurricanes, and accurately predicted the overall activity of the season. “During each and every hurricane season, thousands of workers… SEE MORE
Tropical Storm Jerry may become a hurricane by the end of the week.

Tropical Storm Jerry Could Strengthen this Week

9/18/2019 - By Christina Maxouris. Another tropical storm has formed in the Atlantic and could strengthen into a hurricane by the end of the week. Jerry, the 10th named storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season, was 855 miles east of the Leeward Islands late Wednesday morning. It had maximum sustained winds… SEE MORE
Inside the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colorado.

How Bits and Bytes of Data Become a Forecast

9/11/2019 - Every day in America, millions of people wake up with the same question on their minds, “What’s the weather today?” The US Department of Commerce found that the majority of Americans check the weather forecast 3.8 times per day, equating to 301 billion forecasts consumed per year! These days, we… SEE MORE
Hurricane Dorian has been downgraded to a Cat 2 storm.

Hurricane Dorian Poised to Slam the Carolinas as Cat 2

9/4/2019 - By Jason Samenow and Andrew Freedman. Hurricane Dorian gradually leaves Florida behind Wednesday, setting its sights on the coasts of Georgia and then the Carolinas. These areas face a triple threat of “destructive winds, flooding rains, and life-threatening storm surges,” according to the National Hurricane Center. While Dorian has stayed… SEE MORE