The National Weather Service (NWS) is an agency of the United States federal government that is tasked with providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weather-related products to organizations and the public for the purposes of protection, safety, and general information. It is a part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) branch of the Department of Commerce, and is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, within the Washington metropolitan area. The agency was known as the United States Weather Bureau from 1890 until it adopted its current name in 1970.
The flooding that devastated the U.S. Midwest is likely to last into next week, as rain and melted snow flow into Kansas, Missouri and Mississippi, the National Weather Service said. Reuters - Published
The National Weather Service forecasts major to historic flooding along portions of the Missouri and Mississippi River basins for the rest of this week. The flooding started after a massive late-winter.. USATODAY.com - Published
Drone footage shows the devastation from flooding in Bellevue, Nebraska. Officials say the floodwaters in the U.S. Midwest are likely to last into next week. The storms and floods have killed at least..
According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, a late-winter blizzard hit the US central plains states with high winds and an expected 2 feet of snow. The storm has disrupted air travel, caused power..
According to Reuters, New York faced its biggest snowstorm of the winter on Monday as snow spread across the northeastern United States, infuriating commuters who juggled canceled planes and trains and..
A snowstorm that swept through the hills of Scottsdale, Arizona left an unusual -- and beautiful -- visual of snow on the state's iconic saguaro cactus plants as seen from a helicopter. Rough Cut (no..
According to CNN, As millions grapple with the frigid temperatures, at least nine deaths have been linked to the extreme weather this week. Officials in Iowa said there have been four deaths there this..
A large swath of the United States was gripped by brutal cold and wind chills on Wednesday as record-low temperatures caused by a blast of Arctic air moved across the Midwest and into Eastern states,..
Reuters reports that a blast of frigid arctic air will bring dangerous sub-zero temperatures to the US midwest and northeast. Forecasters are predicting that during the period of Tuesday night through..
Authorities say a tornado swept through mid-Michigan, damaging homes and knocking out power to thousands. The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down Thursday night around the.. USATODAY.com - Published
A late-winter blizzard is expected to clobber the U.S. Central Plains states Wednesday with up to two feet of snow and fierce winds and bring floods in the Upper Midwest, the National Weather Service.. Reuters - Published