List of National Weather Service Weather Forecast Offices

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Map of regions covered by the 122 Weather Forecast Offices.

The National Weather Service operates 122 Weather Forecast Offices in six regions.[1] Each Weather Forecast Office has a geographic area of responsibility, also known as a County Warning Area, for issuing local public, marine, aviation, fire, and hydrology forecasts. They also issue severe weather warnings, gather weather observations, and climate data for their assigned area. The local Weather Forecast Offices also control the broadcasts of weather information on the NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards stations.[2]

Forecast Offices[edit]

Alaska Region[edit]

Forecast Office State Office Code
Anchorage Alaska AFC
Fairbanks Alaska AFG
Juneau Alaska AJK

Central Region[edit]

Forecast Office State Office Code
Denver/Boulder Colorado BOU
Grand Junction Colorado GJT
Pueblo Colorado PUB
Chicago Illinois LOT
Lincoln Illinois ILX
Indianapolis Indiana IND
Northern Indiana Indiana IWX
Davenport/Quad Cities Iowa DVN
Des Moines Iowa DMX
Dodge City Kansas DDC
Goodland Kansas GLD
Topeka Kansas TOP
Wichita Kansas ICT
Jackson Kentucky JKL
Louisville Kentucky LMK
Paducah Kentucky PAH
Detroit/Pontiac Michigan DTX
Gaylord Michigan APX
Grand Rapids Michigan GRR
Marquette Michigan MQT
Duluth Minnesota DLH
Minneapolis/Twin Cities Minnesota MPX
Kansas City/Pleasant Hill Missouri EAX
Springfield Missouri SGF
St. Louis Missouri LSX
Hastings Nebraska GID
North Platte Nebraska LBF
Omaha/Valley Nebraska OAX
Bismarck North Dakota BIS
Grand Forks North Dakota FGF
Aberdeen South Dakota ABR
Rapid City South Dakota UNR
Sioux Falls South Dakota FSD
Green Bay Wisconsin GRB
La Crosse Wisconsin ARX
Milwaukee/Sullivan Wisconsin MKX
Cheyenne Wyoming CYS
Riverton Wyoming RIW

Eastern Region[edit]

Forecast Office State Office Code
Caribou Maine CAR
Gray/Portland Maine GYX
Boston Massachusetts BOX
Mount Holly/Philadelphia New Jersey PHI
Albany New York ALY
Binghamton New York BGM
Buffalo New York BUF
New York/Upton New York OKX
Newport/Morehead City North Carolina MHX
Raleigh North Carolina RAH
Wilmington North Carolina ILM
Cleveland Ohio CLE
Wilmington Ohio ILN
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania PBZ
State College Pennsylvania CTP
Charleston South Carolina CHS
Columbia South Carolina CAE
Greenville-Spartanburg South Carolina GSP
Burlington Vermont BTV
Baltimore/Washington Virginia LWX
Blacksburg Virginia RNK
Wakefield Virginia AKQ
Charleston West Virginia RLX

Pacific Region[edit]

Forecast Office State Office Code
Tiyan Guam GUM
Honolulu Hawaii HFO

Southern Region[edit]

Forecast Office State Office Code
Birmingham Alabama BMX
Huntsville Alabama HUN
Mobile/Pensacola Alabama MOB
North Little Rock Arkansas LZK
Jacksonville Florida JAX
Key West Florida KEY
Melbourne Florida MLB
Miami Florida MFL
Tallahassee Florida TAE
Tampa Florida TBW
Peachtree City/Atlanta Georgia FFC
Lake Charles Louisiana LCH
New Orleans/Baton Rouge Louisiana LIX
Shreveport Louisiana SHV
Jackson Mississippi JAN
Albuquerque New Mexico ABQ
Norman/Oklahoma City Oklahoma OUN
Tulsa Oklahoma TSA
San Juan Puerto Rico SJU
Memphis Tennessee MEG
Morristown/Knoxville Tennessee MRX
Nashville Tennessee OHX
Amarillo Texas AMA
Austin/San Antonio Texas EWX
Brownsville Texas BRO
Corpus Christi Texas CRP
Dallas/Fort Worth Texas FWD
El Paso Texas EPZ
Houston/Galveston Texas HGX
Lubbock Texas LUB
Midland/Odessa Texas MAF
San Angelo Texas SJT

Western Region[edit]

Forecast Office State Office Code
Flagstaff Arizona FGZ
Phoenix Arizona PSR
Tucson Arizona TWC
Eureka California EKA
Los Angeles/Oxnard California LOX
Sacramento California STO
San Diego California SGX
San Francisco Bay Area/Monterey California MTR
San Joaquin Valley/Hanford California HNX
Boise Idaho BOI
Pocatello Idaho PIH
Billings Montana BYZ
Glasgow Montana GGW
Great Falls Montana TFX
Missoula Montana MSO
Elko Nevada LKN
Las Vegas Nevada VEF
Reno Nevada REV
Medford Oregon MFR
Pendleton Oregon PDT
Portland Oregon PQR
Salt Lake City Utah SLC
Seattle Washington SEW
Spokane Washington OTX

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Weather Service (2012-09-19). "National Weather Service Organization". Weather.gov. Retrieved 2013-02-22. 
  2. ^ NWS. "NWS MKX Office Brochure". Retrieved 2011-01-03.