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Meteorologist Gary England welcomes you to the National Weather Center! Click on the link below to take a quick tour of our building and learn a bit more about the enterprise housed within our walls.NWC Welcome Video

Research is a hallmark of the National Weather Center. From national research organizations such as the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory to academic researchers from multiple disciplines, the National Weather Center remains at the forefront of innovation and critical discovery in the field of meteorology.


Tours of the National Weather Center are offered to schools, groups and individuals at no cost. Reservations are required and tours fill up quickly so check the tour schedule for availability and more details.

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The National Weather Center Library supports the research and education of all entities in the National Weather Center and the students of the University of Oklahoma. Students, faculty, staff and other members of the National Weather Center have access to numerous databases of information including both OU and NOAA Libraries.

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Multiple organizations within the National Weather Center forecast weather for areas throughout the country, including our location in Norman, Oklahoma. You can get your latest forecast through our current weather page or by clicking below.

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OU Reception at AMS Annual Meeting Another Great Success!

Each year, the University of Oklahoma hosts a reception for alumni, students and others at the American Meteorological Society's Annual Meeting. The event has grown over the years and is now one of the most well-attended events outside of the main conference agenda. This year, the OU Reception took place at the beautiful Arizona Science Center. Check out some of the fun had by all!

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Dual Pol Radar Training Course Offered Spring 2015

Register today and receive some of the same training as NWS forecasters. The course consists of a unique two-part learning experience: 1) a series of online modules to be completed at your location over an 8-week period, and 2) a two-day hands-on workshop at the NWC. In this workshop, you will participate in an interactive forecast-operations simulation to make warning decisions.

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Flying Cow Cafe

The Flying Cow Cafe is located on the first floor of the National Weather Center and is open from 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. A delicious selection of breakfast and lunch items await you at "the Cow." Come join us during your visit to the National Weather Center!

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Doppler Depot

The Doppler Depot is an online retail shop, with a physical location within the National Weather Center. Whether you are in need of a t-shirt, travel mug or pet tornado, the Doppler Depot has all your National Weather Center items! Find the perfect gift for your weather enthusiast!

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