National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce

Data Center Description
The NOAA National Weather Service (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.


[Summary provided by NOAA]