National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center

This site serves the public by assessing and forecasting the impacts of short-term climate variability, emphasizing enhanced risks of weather-related extreme events for use in mitigating losses and maximizing economic gains. It offers climate forecasts, drought and flood monitoring, hurricane outlooks, storm watches, and information on global climate events. There are assessments and outlooks for drought, hazards, climate and degree-days. Monthly and seasonal outlooks are available for temperature, precipitation, soil moisture, excessive heat and UV index. There are also reports and discussions of stratospheric ozone, El Nino and La Nina, and the climate of the Pacific Islands and Africa.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :El Nino/La Nina, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Hydrology, Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Forecasting, Measurements
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)
Data Derived: Data Derived
Data Source: Real-Time Data, Synthetic/Model Data, Observational Data
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather