The National Weather Center


The National Weather Center houses a unique confederation of University of Oklahoma, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and state organizations that work together in partnership to improve understanding of events occurring in Earth's atmosphere over a wide range of time and space scales.

NWC Facts

Skylight view in the NWC

Building Configuration

1st Floor – Administration, Visitors Center, Food Court, Research Vehicle/Equipment Bay, Auditorium

2nd Floor – Operations, Administration

3rd Floor – Computing, Research, Training, Administration

4th Floor – Research, Academics, Training

5th Floor – Academics

Rooftop Outdoor Classroom

Enclosed Weather Observation Deck

OU and NOAA logos under an umbrella
NWC Tenants

NOAA Weather Partners (

National Severe Storms Laboratory (

National Weather Service Norman Forecast Office (

Radar Operations Center Applications Branch (

Storm Prediction Center (

Warning Decision Training Branch (

University Weather and Climate Programs

College of Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences (

School of Meteorology (

Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms (

Center for Spatial Analysis (

Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (

Center for Natural Hazard and Disaster Research (

Oklahoma Climatological Survey (

For more information contact:

Amy Buchanan, OU College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences, (405) 325-1819,;
Keli Tarp, NOAA Public Affairs, (405) 325-6933,

National Weather Center
120 David L. Boren Blvd.
Norman, OK 73072

December 2008