National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
Products and Services

This guide is provided as a resource to aid in the understanding of what we do and how we do it. You will find information about services provided, and about the various types of products issued.

The National Weather Service is an agency of the U.S. government, and is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).   NOAA operates under the Department of Commerce (DOC).

Basic Services
[ the Forecast Office in Peachtree City] The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Peachtree City is one of many forecast offices scattered strategically across the nation, but is one of only a few co-located with a River Forecast Center, and is the only forecast office in Georgia. The basic mission of the NWS is the protection of life and property, and the provision of meteorological services in support of the economy and the public's general welfare. The Meteorologists, Hydrologists, Hydrometeorlogical technicians, and Electronic technicians at WFO Peachtree City have many responsibilities and perform a variety of tasks in carrying out our mission. Among them are...