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The Office of the Director at the National Centers for Environmental Prediction gives overarching management to the nine centers, which include the:

Aviation Weather Center provides aviation warnings and forecasts of hazardous flight conditions at all levels within domestic and international air space.

Climate Prediction Center monitors and forecasts short-term climate fluctuations and provides information on the effects climate patterns can have on the nation.

Environmental Modeling Center develops and improves numerical weather, climate, hydrological and ocean prediction through a broad program in partnership with the research community.

Hydrometeorological Prediction Center provides nationwide analysis and forecast guidance products out through seven days.

NCEP Central Operations sustains and executes the operational suite of numerical analyses and forecast models and prepares NCEP products for dissemination.

Ocean Prediction Center issues weather warnings and forecasts out to five days for the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans north of 30 degrees North.

Space Weather Prediction Center provides space weather alerts and warnings for disturbances that can affect people and equipment working in space and on earth.

Storm Prediction Center provides tornado and severe weather watches for the contiguous United States along with a suite of hazardous weather forecasts.

Tropical Prediction Center includes the National Hurricane Center and provides forecasts of the movement and strength of tropical weather systems and issues watches and warnings for the U.S. and surrounding areas.

Betty Petersen Memorial Library is a branch of the NOAA Central Library jointly funded by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction and NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications and Research. The library contains a specialized meteorological and oceanographic collection of about 5,000 volumes.

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