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Wait, Hurricane Hunters fly winter missions too?

Thu, 2020-01-23 00:00
The 2019 hurricane season is history and it’s several months until the official start of the next season on June 1. You might think the crews of the NOAA and USAF Reserve hurricane hunter aircraft get a break during that time. Not at all! They fly winter storm missions as well.

NOAA satellites helped save a record 421 lives in 2019

Thu, 2020-01-23 00:00
The same NOAA satellites that helped forecasters track weather and wildfires were also critical in rescuing a record 421 people from potentially life-threatening situations throughout the United States and its surrounding waters in 2019. 

Fraudulent Email Requests

Wed, 2020-01-22 00:00
Please be aware that we have received reports of companies receiving a fake email purporting to be from the Director of the NOAA Acquisition and Grants office inviting response to a Request for Quote.  As always, please ensure that all email correspondence regarding NOAA acquisitions is received from an email account.