National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) News

National Weather Service Warns Accuracy of Forecasts in Danger Over Damaged Buoys

The National Weather Service is set to start repairing 70 towering buoys used to track El Nino and La Nina patterns, whose damage has led scientists to warn the accuracy of forecasts is in danger. The Tropical Atmospheric Ocean Array, …

Oklahoma Congressman’s Proposal Would Extend Lead Time for Tornado Warnings

An Oklahoma congressman has proposed legislation that would make the protection of people and property a priority for federal weather forecasters and extend the lead time for tornado warnings. Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak has expressed his support for …

Neutral El Nino Condtions Forecast Through Spring: NOAA

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Thursday it expects neutral El Niño weather conditions to persist in the Northern Hemisphere through spring. In its monthly report, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center said that atmospheric and ocean conditions …

NOAA Updates Hurricane Forecast

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Thursday slightly lowered its forecast for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season but said it still expected “above normal” storm activity this year. NOAA predicted the six-month season, which began on June 1 …

Collected Forecasts for 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The U.S. government climate agency on Thursday slightly lowered its forecast for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, but said it still expected “above normal” storm activity this year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted the six-month season, which began …