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June 26, 2017 - Soliciting comments on proposed changes to 500mb forecasts & terminating a small suite of products through July 31, 2017

June 15, 2017 - OPC's new website design is effective August 30, 2017see preview

May 30, 2017 - Depiction of sustained winds around tropical cyclones on OPC forecast charts changes June 30, 2017

May 4, 2017 - OPC's Strategic Plan for 2017-2021 has been published.

April 25, 2017 - North American Ice Service (NAIS) Atlantic Iceberg Analysis and Outlook Products are now available on OPC's Atlantic Weather page.

April 24, 2017 - Use of mixed-case text in selected marine products effective June 1, 2017

April 3, 2017 - Depiction of Potential Tropical Cyclones on Unified Surface Analysis and Marine Radiofax Charts effective May 15, 2017

September 8, 2016 - Help the NWS better communicate with you when hazardous weather threatens! Take the survey.