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NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Catalog of Images

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Postcard of the U.S. Weather Bureau Building at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1900 Circa
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Postcard of the U.S. Weather Bureau Building at Dodge City, Kansas.
Kansas, Dodge City 1900 Circa
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Postcard of the U.S. Weather Bureau Building at Iola, Kansas.
Iola, Kansas 1900 Circa
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Postcard of the U.S. Weather Bureau Building at La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Wisconsin, La Crosse 1900 Circa
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Postcard of the U.S. Weather Bureau Building at Block Island, Rhode Island.
Rhode Island, Block Island 1900 Circa
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Postcard of the U.S. Weather Bureau Building at Devils Lake, North Dakota.
North Dakota, Devils Lake 1900 Circa
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Postcard of the U.S. Weather Bureau Building at Bentonville, Arkansas.
Arkansas, Bentonville 1900 Circa
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Postcard of the U.S. Weather Bureau Building at Columbia, South Carolina.
South Carolina, Columbia 1915 Circa
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Postcard of the U.S. Weather Bureau Building at Canton, New York.
New York, Canton 1900 Circa
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Postcard of the Post Office, Customs Office, and U.S. Weather Bureau Building at Apalachicola, Florida.
Florida, Apalachicola 1935 Circa
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Postcard of the U.S. Weather Bureau Building at Bismarck, North Dakota.
North Dakota, Bismarck 1900 Circa
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Postcard of the U.S. Weather Bureau Building at Cape Henry, Virginia.
Virginia, Cape Henry 1900 Circa
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Postcard of the Mesa County Bank and Weather Bureau office at Grand Junction, Colorado.
Colorado, Grand Junction 1900 Circa
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Postcard of the United States Weather Bureau buildings and tavern at the summit of Mt. Tamalpais, Marin County, California.
Mt. Tamalpais, California 1906 Circa
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Postcard of the U.S. Weather Bureau Building at Northfield, Vermont.
Northfield, Vermont 1900 Circa
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Postcard of the U.S. Weather Bureau kiosk at San Diego, California.
San Diego, California 1910 Circa
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Alaska weather radio transmitter installation for Nenana. This was the 1,000th NOAA Weather Radio Transmitter installed.
Alaska, Toghottlele Hill, Nenana 2008
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Alaska weather radio transmitter installation for Nenana. This was the 1,000th NOAA Weather Radio Transmitter installed.
Alaska, Toghottlele Hill, Nenana 2008
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Dust and sand heaped up against fence windbreak. "Local drifting began almost imperceptibly and finally merged with regional blowing."Prior to the 1930's there had been a number of episodes of dust storms occurring in the Dust Bowl area. In: "Erosion and Its Control in Oklahoma Territory," Angus H. McDonald, Misc. Publication No. 301, Department of Agriculture. 1938. Figure 2. S21.A46.
Oklahoma 1935 Circa
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A ranch house in South Dakota saved from burial by a wooden fence. Drifting material was primarily a relatively heavy clay, not sand. In: "Soil Blowing and Dust Storms," Charles E. Kellogg, Miscellaneous Publication No. 221, U.S. Department of Agriculture. March 1935.
South Dakota 1934 Circa
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Caption: "Dust Over Dakota." A forlorn farmer leans into a dust storm. In: "To Hold This Soil", Russell Lord, 1938. Miscellaneous Publication No. 321, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
United States Great Plains 1935 Circa
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Caption: "A Blown-Out Field in South Dakota." A farm blown away during the Dust Bowl years. In: "To Hold This Soil", Russell Lord, 1938. Miscellaneous Publication No. 321, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
United States Great Plains 1935 Circa
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Approaching dust storm in South Dakota. In: "Monthly Weather Review," February 1935, p. 54.
Near Watertown, South Dakota 1934 April
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Approaching dust storm in South Dakota. In: "Monthly Weather Review," February 1935, p. 54.
Near Watertown, South Dakota 1934 April
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Dust buried farms and equipment, killed livestock, and caused human death and misery during the height of the Dust Bowl years. In: "Monthly Weather Review," June 1936, p.196.
United States Great Plains 1935 Circa
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Dust buried farms and equipment, killed livestock, and caused human death and misery during the height of the Dust Bowl years. In: "Monthly Weather Review," June 1936, p.196.
United States Great Plains 1935 Circa
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Aerial view of the beginning of a dust storm over the prairie lands east of Denver. Northerly winds are removing topsoil and then the clouds of dust were raised as high as 16,000 feet by colliding southerly winds. Prevailing west winds then carried some of the dust as far east as the Atlantic coast. In: "Monthly Weather Review," June 1936, p. 197.
United States Great Plains 1935 Circa
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Sandstorm approaching Big Spring. This storm was a forerunner of the great dust storms of the Dust Bowl years. In: "Monthly Weather Rebiew," January 1931 , p. 30.
Texas, Big Spring 1930 September 14
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Caption: "Dust Over Texas." Huge boiling masses of dust that blocked out the sun were common sights in Texas during the Dust Bowl years. In: "To Hold This Soil", Russell Lord, 1938. Miscellaneous Publication No. 321, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Texas 1935 Circa
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The remains of a cornfield after grasshoppers had completed the destruction begun by drought. 90% of crops surviving the drought were destroyed by grasshoppers in an 11,000 square mile area. In: "The Drought of 1931-1932 in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Washington," The American Red Cross, 1932.
South Dakota 1931 Summer
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An approaching dust storm somewhere in Kansas, 1935. In: "Effect of Dust Storms on Health," U. S. Public Health Service, Reprint No,. 1707 from the Public Health Reports, Vol. 50, no. 40, October 4, 1935.
Kansas 1935
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A wall of dust approaching a Kansas town. In: "Effect of Dust Storms on Health," U. S. Public Health Service, Reprint No,. 1707 from the Public Health Reports, Vol. 50, no. 40, October 4, 1935.
Kansas 1935
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Photo # 2 of sequence. Garden City approximately 15 minutes later after dust storm blotted out the sun. Street lights are on allowing orientation of picture . In: "Effect of Dust Storms on Health," U. S. Public Health Service, Reprint No,. 1707 from the Public Health Reports, Vol. 50, no. 40, October 4, 1935.
Kansas 1935
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Photo # 1 of sequence. Garden City at 5:15 p.m. Note street lights and compare to photo 2 to orient picture. In: "Effect of Dust Storms on Health," U. S. Public Health Service, Reprint No,. 1707 from the Public Health Reports, Vol. 50, no. 40, October 4, 1935.
Kansas 1935
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Drifting dust burying farm abandoned farm equipment. In: "Effect of Dust Storms on Health," U. S. Public Health Service, Reprint No,. 1707 from the Public Health Reports, Vol. 50, no. 40, October 4, 1935.
Kansas 1935
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Drifting dust burying farm abandoned farm equipment. In: "Effect of Dust Storms on Health," U. S. Public Health Service, Reprint No,. 1707 from the Public Health Reports, Vol. 50, no. 40, October 4, 1935.
Kansas 1935
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A Civilian Conservation Corps enrollee planting trees for a windbreak to stop erosion. In: "The Soil Conservation Service," D. Harper Simms, 1970. Praeger Library of U. S. Government Departments and Agencies.
United States 1935 Circa
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Caption: "Manhandled Land - fertile soil goes off by carload lots." A common site during the Dust Bowl. The erosion in this picture was more an effect of poor farming practice than drought though. In: "To Hold This Soil", Russell Lord, 1938. Miscellaneous Publication No. 321, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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Caption: "Dust." Dust covers a fence line in the American Midwest during the Dust Bowl years. In: "To Hold This Soil", Russell Lord, 1938. Miscellaneous Publication No. 321, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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A dust storm approaching Spearman. In: "Monthly Weather Review," Volume 63, April 1935, p. 148.
Texas, Spearman 1935 April 14
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"Measuring the dust in the air" a thousand feet above the earth with an Owens dust-counter from an open cock-pit aircraft. In: "The Realm of the Air" by Charles F. Talman, 1931. Library Call Number Library Call Number M/0030 T151r.
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Dust storm in western U.S.
1975 ca.
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Dust storm in western U.S.
1975 ca.
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Dust storm in western U.S.
1975 ca.
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Dust storm in western U.S.
1935 ca.
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Winter weather precipitation outlook for the 2010-2011 winter. Products similar to these are produced each winter by NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, part of NOAA's National Weather Service.
2010 October 21
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Winter weather temperature outlook for the 2010-2011 winter. Products similar to these are produced each winter by NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, part of NOAA's National Weather Service.
2010 October 21
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U.S. Spring Flood Risk for the 2011 spring. Products similar to these are produced each year by NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, part of NOAA's National Weather Service.
2011 March 17
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North Central U.S. Spring Flood Risk as of February 17, 2011
2011, February 17
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Nick Wagner and Bill Dube, scientists from NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory, Chemical Sciences Division, and the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Environmental Sciences are installing equipment to study how nitryl chloride, a compound usually associated with the atmosphere near the ocean, forms during the winter nighttime in land-locked regions.
Colorado, Erie 2011 March 1

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