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National Weather Service: United States weather agency
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.

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Tornado hits near Tulsa, Oklahoma airport as five states brace for severe weather

A tornado was spotted near the main airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Tuesday, as 22 million people in the central United States faced a severe weather system that brought hail, heavy rain and flooding,..
Reuters - Published

More tornadoes, hail, heavy rain in store for U.S. southern plains

U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma, but the storm system was not as severe as originally feared,..
Reuters - Published

Videos for National Weather Service

National Weather Service Says Over 30 Tornadoes Struck This Week, More On The Way [Video]National Weather Service Says Over 30 Tornadoes Struck This Week, More On The Way

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, a storm system that blasted the U.S. South began to weaken, however another one appears to be on the way after thunderstorms and tornadoes carved a path of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

More Tornadoes, Hail, Rain For U.S. Southern Plains [Video]More Tornadoes, Hail, Rain For U.S. Southern Plains

Reuters reports U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma. The National Weather Service said on Tuesday..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Heavy Rains Threaten River Flooding In Central U.S. [Video]Heavy Rains Threaten River Flooding In Central U.S.

A swath of heavy rainfall and possible severe weather moving across the central United States on Thursday is threatening to flood several areas where rivers are already swollen from previous rains, the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Deadly Storm In U.S. South Leaves Many Without Power As It Moves East [Video]Deadly Storm In U.S. South Leaves Many Without Power As It Moves East

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, severe storms that claimed three lives in the US South moved eastward, causing widespread power outages and threatening tornadoes along the east coast from..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Thunderstorms Strike U.S. East Coast [Video]Thunderstorms Strike U.S. East Coast

(Reuters) - Severe thunderstorms blasted the U.S. East Coast with gusts of wind up to 50 miles per hour on Monday morning, knocking out power in thousands of homes and putting several states on flood..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Severe Storms in the South Kill at Least 8 Over the Weekend [Video]Severe Storms in the South Kill at Least 8 Over the Weekend

On Saturday, multiple tornadoes struck east Texas, including one that had at least an EF3 rating with wind speeds of 140 miles per hour.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Bomb Cyclone Blasts Through Great Plains, Stoking Fears Of More Flooding [Video]Bomb Cyclone Blasts Through Great Plains, Stoking Fears Of More Flooding

Reuters reports a “bomb cyclone” blizzard swept out of the Rockies into the Great Plains on Wednesday. Warm spring temperatures on Tuesday gave way to heavy snow, gale-force winds and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Blizzard Bears Down As Plains Continue To Reel From Flooding [Video]Blizzard Bears Down As Plains Continue To Reel From Flooding

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, a powerful April blizzard threatened the north-central part of the United States, as it pushed east across the Rockies and into the Plains states,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Blizzards And Floods Threaten US Plains And Midwest Region [Video]Blizzards And Floods Threaten US Plains And Midwest Region

Reuters reports that Blizzards and windstorms are headed to the US Plains and Midwest states. The powerful storms are expected to hit the region on Wednesday and Thursday. The weather front also brings..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Meteor seen over Gainesville, Florida [Video]Meteor seen over Gainesville, Florida

Amateur footage shows a meteor falling over Gainesville, Florida. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:36Published

More Flooding Possible As Waters Recede In Midwest [Video]More Flooding Possible As Waters Recede In Midwest

According to Reuters, the massive flooding that submerged parts of three Midwestern states has begun to recede in Kansas City. The National Weather Service, however, warns that Montana and the Dakotas..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

 

40 million people under severe weather threats in the Midwest. Dozens of tornadoes reported

40 million people under severe weather threats in the midwest. dozens of tornadoes reported
(CNN)If you're in the Midwest, you can wave goodbye to warm weather -- at least for now. A messy weekend of heavy rain, strong winds and large hail awaits some states in the region. "We'd say welcome..
WorldNews - Published

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