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NOAA National Weather Service Internet Weather Source
Entry ID: NOAA_NWS_WX
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Summary
Abstract: The Internet Weather Source http://weather.gov is the main distribution Web Site for all NOAA National Weather Service weather forecast products. Weather forecasts are available for all regions of the United States including Guam, Marianas Islands, and Puerto Rico. In addition to weather forecasts, 24 hour weather observations and all weather watches/warnings are provided.

Marine products available include forecasts and outlooks for U.S. Coastal areas and Great Lakes with Offshore and high seas forecasts for the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf of Mexico.

Real-time Nexrad Weather Radar graphics are available for all sites in the Continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, and Puerto Rico. Radar images include a National Composite. Single Site radar graphics include Base Reflectivity, Composite Reflectivity, and 1 hour/storm totals.

The Internet Weather Source also provides access to 24 hours of weather conditions from sites worldwide including Antarctica. Aviation Weather products include current weather conditions in METAR code form and forecasts in TAF code form. There is also access to weather observations produced during the previous 24 hours.

Access to facsimile (fax) charts produced by the U.S. National Weather Service is also provided through "http://weather.noaa.gov/fax/" These products include the following:

- GTSFAX (Charts provided to the WMO Region IV Regional Meteorological Telecommunication Network [RMTN] satellite broadcast)

- NWSFAX (Charts disseminated to the U.S. Weather Service Forecast Offices via satellite broadcast)

- MarineFAX (Charts centrally produced for the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Radio Broadcast)

- HonoluluFAX (Charts centrally produced for the NWS Pacific Region)

- AlaskanFAX (Charts centrally produced for the NWS Alaskan Region)

- WAFSFAX (Charts provided to the World Area Forecast System Satellite Broadcast [ Aviation WX ]

- WEFAX EAST (NWS Charts distributed via GOES Satellite Broadcast)

- WEFAX WEST (NWS Charts distributed via GOES Satellite Broadcast)

All product may be accessed at http://weather.noaa.gov or the main National Weather Service Web Site http://www.nws.noaa.gov/

[Summary Adapted from the NOAA/NWS Home Page]

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Description: Real Time Weather Satellite Imagery is available from NOAA's
Geostationary Satellite Server
Service Citation
Originators: NOAA National Weather Service
Title: NOAA National Weather Service Internet Weather Source
Provider: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
URL: http://weather.gov/
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >CYCLONES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >DROUGHT   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >FOG   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >FREEZE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >FROST   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >HURRICANES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >LIGHTNING   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >STORMS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >TORNADOES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >ANTICYCLONES/CYCLONES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >PRESSURE TENDENCY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SEA LEVEL PRESSURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SURFACE PRESSURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >MAXIMUM/MINIMUM TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE AIR TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >DEW POINT TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >SURFACE WINDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD FREQUENCY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >FREEZING RAIN   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >HAIL   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >HYDROMETEORS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION AMOUNT   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION RATE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >RAIN   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >SLEET   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >SNOW   [Definition]
ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
ENVIRONMENT
Service Provider
National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce

Service Provider Personnel
Name: NWS OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Email: w-nws.webmaster at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NWS Office of Public Affairs
1325 East West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online (HTTP)
Fees: No Fee
Personnel
SCOTT A. RITZ
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5126
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date:
SERF Last Revision Date: 2009-04-09
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