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Office of the Federal Coordinator for
Meteorological Services and Supporting Research

Temporary Slide Hurricane Nicole, courtesy of NOAA Thunderhead with lightning, in Florida View of Monterey, California, along the Pacific OceanAurora Australis, courtesy of NOAA

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Military and Meteorology

January 19, 2017

The Uniformed Services of the United States rely heavily on accurate meteorological observations and forecasts. Military history has certainly been influenced by weather events, and weather will undoubtedly impact our future. The ability to forecast the weather and to understand the meteorological effects on personnel and platforms can provide a distinct tactical advantage. For more information, follow the link below.

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National ESPC Featured in BAMS

March 10, 2017

An article about the National Earth System Prediction Capability (ESPC) was published in the February 2017 issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. OFCM proudly serves as the Executive Secretary to the ESPC’s Executive Steering Group, under Federal Committee for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research supervision. Click below to read the full article. (Link goes to a non-Federal website.)

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2017 TCORF/71st IHC Presentations Posted

March 24, 2017

The Tropical Cylone Operations and Research Forum/71st Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference was held March 14-16, 2017, in Miami, Florida. The presentations have been posted, on the same pages as the abstracts. Click the link below for more information.

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OFCM's mission is to promote the effective use of Federal meteorological resources by facilitating the coordination of operational weather requirements, services, and supporting research among Federal agencies.