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 NWS Buffalo Online Tour and Speaker Scheduler

If you would like to schedule a tour of the Buffalo National Weather Service, you can now do it online.  Follow the instructions below to schedule your tour.  Make sure you complete all the information, so we can start planning your tour immediately.  If all the information is not filled out, it may delay setting up your tour.

Tour Schedule Instructions

  • Read the NWS Buffalo Tour Policy
  • Fill Out the Online Schedule Form
  • Submit the Schedule Form

NWS Buffalo Tour Policy

  • Requested tours should be made at least 4 weeks in advance.
  • Tours are conducted between 11:00 AM-1:00 PM and from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
  • The maximum size of a tour group shall only be:
  • *  15 - if a mix of adults and children.
    10 - if adults only.
    If your group has more than the above number of people, you can schedule a second tour date to accommodate the extra people.
    However, due to limited staffing these requests cannot always be filled.
  • The minimum age for a tour is 12 years old.
  • We will respond to the online requests either through e-mail or a telephone call.
  • Scheduled tours may be cancelled due to unforeseen staff shortages or an usually heavy workload due to weather.  We will call if a tour needs to be cancelled or rescheduled.

  • A visitor list shall be provided prior to the group visit.  This can be done through the maile-mail or submitted with the form below.
  • Proof of group affiliation or form of identification will be requested upon your arrival.
  • Plan to minimize personal belongings brought into the NWS.  Packages, purses, briefcases, etc may be subject to manual search.  

    All the information users submit to NWS is done on a voluntary basis. When a user clicks the "Submit" button on any of the Web forms found on NWS's sites they are indicating voluntarily consent to the conditions outlined in this policy. We do not collect personally identifiable information (e.g., name, address, phone number, e-mail address) unless you provide it. In all cases, the information collected is used to respond to user inquiries or to provide services requested by our users. Any information provided through one of our Web forms is removed from Web servers within seconds, increasing the protection for this information.

    Click here to view the full NOAA/NWS Privacy Policy.

NWS Buffalo Online Tour Scheduler

Contact Person's Name:
Contact Telephone Number:
Contact Email Address:   
Contact Organization:

Type of Event:


Enter the number of people planning to attend:
# of Adults # of Kids Age of Kids

Submit visitor list:

Please enter the date and time you would like to schedule your tour: 


Please choose an alternate date and time:



Additional Comments :

Request a specific tour guide:

** NOTE: We will do our best to accommodate your tour request, but of course there are no guarantees.

When done, click on Submit Report at the bottom of the box.

The Staff at the Buffalo National Weather Service thanks you for submitting your request!

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