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[NEW!] To better reflect the diversity of its products and services, the name of NCEP's Hydrometeorological Prediction Center was changed to the Weather Prediction Center (WPC), effective March 5, 2013!   For more details, please read NOAA's announcement.
NOAA's world-class weather and climate prediction center opens at University of Maryland in College Park
  ·Pictures of the ribbon cutting ceremony at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction.
  ·Read some interesting facts about our new building.
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NCO MISSION
 • Execute the NCEP operational model suite
    - Create climate, weather, ocean, space and environmental hazard products
 • Manage improvements to the NCEP model suite
    - Support the research, development, and transition of new or
       enhanced models to operations
 • Develop meteorological software
    - Used by the NCEP Centers to create forecaster generated products
 • Manage the flow of data and products
    - To and from the NCEP centers, partners, and customers

NCO VISION
Set the standard for information technology excellence for the NWS. NCO will serve as a valued technical asset for the NWS and NOAA in defining and accomplishing mission goals. NCO will be as renowned for IT management as NCEP is for scientific excellence.


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