The SOO/STRC site is maintained to better serve the science and training needs of the National Weather Service Science Operations Officers, and to reflect the changing direction of the National SOO/STRC Program.

SOO, What's New?


13 November 2015
Major UEMS Announcement: UEMS version 15.46  - The "Magnum Opus" release!

Announcing the first major UEMS* release in over three and a half years! And only three years after the first anticipated release date!

The almost nearly more perfect than before, UEMS V15.46, the "Magnum Opus" release!


27 January 2015
The Global Forecast System Update Training - Now Available!

The COMET Program & NWS Forecast Decision Training Division  (FDTD) are proud to bring you training on the most recent upgrade to NCEP's Global Forecast System (GFS):

“Upgrade of the Global Forecast System - Model Forecast and Performance Changes”


22 October 2014
Hip Hip HRRRay! The High Resolution Rapid Refresh Training is Here!

The NWS Forecast Decision Training Division (FDTD) & NOAA Earth Systems Research Laboratory (ESRL) are proud to bring you training for the High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) model.

“You're off to Great Places!
Today is your day!
Your HRRR training is waiting,
So... get on your way!”