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Our Office

National Weather Service
Bismarck, ND Weather Forecast Office
2301 University Drive, Building 27
Bismarck, ND 58504
NWS Bismarck Office Mission:

NWS Bismarck provides exceptional weather forecast, warning, decision-support, and outreach services, for the protection of North Dakotan lives and property and the enhancement of the local economy.
NWS Bismarck Office Vision:

By 2020, ensure North Dakotans receive all hazardous weather notifications, understand the implied dangers of high impact weather, and are prepared for and respond to weather-dependent events.
Welcome! Thank you for your interest in the NWS Bismarck Weather Forecast Office (WFO). We provide weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts and warnings for Western and Central North Dakota. Feel free to navigate through the tabs at the top of the page to take a trip through the NWS Bismarck WFO history, get a brief glimpse of what we do and how the office used to look, and get to know the staff who provide forecast services to the great citizens of Western and Central North Dakota. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.