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Our Mission

To deliver space weather products and services that meet the evolving needs of the nation.

Our Vision

A nation prepared to mitigate the effects of space weather through the understanding and use of actionable alerts, forecasts, and data products.



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Tours are available to visitors, with advanced arrangements.


About Us

The Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) is part of the National Weather Service and is one of the nine National Centers for Environmental Prediction.   It is the nation's official source of space weather alerts, watches and warnings.  SWPC provides real-time monitoring and forecasting of solar and geophysical events which impact satellites, power grids, communications, navigation, and many other technological systems.  SWPC also explores and evaluates new models and products and transitions them into operations.  SWPC is also the primary warning center for the International Space Environment Service and works with many national and international partners with whom data, products, and services are shared.

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Program Assessments

SWPC External Review - July 2000

SWPC Forecast Verification

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