Change to Left Hand Menu on NWS Central Region Web Pages

By the end of this first week of July, all weather forecast offices serving the National Weather Service Central Region will have converted to a common left hand menu on their web pages.  This change is motivated by the desire to respond to concerns raised by our users and, ultimately, to better serve the public.  This change includes the NWS Sioux Falls web page. 


The NWS has received a substantial number of requests to reorganize the menu into a design that is more streamlined and one that is uniform across office boundaries.  The most common user concern is associated with the difficulty in finding information a visitor is seeking because the home page menu choices are too numerous.  Therefore, our first step in responding to that concern will be a common, simplified left hand menu.


For those users who frequent the NWS Sioux Falls web site, we realize this may represent a significant change requiring renewed familiarization.  The staff at NWS Sioux Falls will be glad to help you.  If you need assistance during the transition please email your question to our webmaster at  We are confident the more streamlined design will ultimately serve your needs more effectively.


The National Weather Service is comprised of dedicated professionals committed to providing the best weather related information available anywhere.  We are on duty nationwide 24/7/365; and we’re dedicated to our mission because we know there are days when lives depend on us.  We appreciate your continued support as we explore ways to improve our service to you.

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