Trained storm spotters and long-term observers support NOAA’s mission of climate monitoring and protecting life and property through accurate weather and water forecasts and warnings.
Critical eyes-on-the-ground volunteers who identify and report severe weather to NOAA's National Weather Service.
|Daily Weather Observers
Join a national network of Cooperative Observer Program (COOP) volunteers.
|Ship Weather Observers
Crew members of ships report weather conditions over the open sea to NOAA's National Weather Service.