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The NCEP Mission

NCEP delivers national and global weather, water, climate and space weather guidance, forecasts, warnings and analyses to its Partners and External User Communities.

These products and services are based on a service-science legacy and respond to user needs to protect life and property, enhance the nation's economy and support the nation's growing need for environmental information.
Partners - Those with whom we work to develop, improve and deliver products and services, including NWS Offices and the Private Sector.

Guidance - Products used by forecasters in making forecasts (e.g. numerical model output, national scale basic weather prognoses...).

Users - Those who apply NCEP products and services to meet specific needs. These may include NCEP's partners.

Environmental Information Database - The collection and analyses of all data that can be used to assess the impact of the environment on the nation.

Service - Science Legacy - A half-century of improving services through science, especially in numerical modeling.

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