In order to use the chat server, you need to have a NWSChat Account. Please fill out the following form to create the account.

1. Agree to Terms

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2. Requested NWSChat Username (must be lowercase!)

This is your username you will use to log into the chat server. This username is much like an email address, so the same formatting rules apply (no spaces, special characters, etc.)

Option 1: Fill out this form to generate my NWSChat username.

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3. Common Name on Account

  • Include your call letters, if you are media (Ex: kxyz-chief.meteorologist)
  • Include your geography, if you are an ema (Ex: fulton-ga-ema-lastname)
  • Include your agency and office, if you are government (Ex: faa-memphis-lastname)

4. Contact Email Address

5. Your Phone Number


6. Your Affiliation


  • If you are media, enter your call sign (Ex: KXYZ)
  • If you are emergency management, enter that you are an EM (Ex: EMA)
  • If you are government, enter your agency/office (Ex: FAA-Memphis)

7. Password for your new Account

Enter Password:

Verify Password:

NWSChat Password Requirements:
1. Entered passwords must match.
2. Password length must be at least 12 characters.
3. Passwords must contain at least 6 unique characters.
4. Passwords must contain at least one lowercase, one uppercase, and one special character or digit.

8. Select one PRIMARY office/center to approve your account request

In order to gain access to NWSChat, your account request must be approved by a local office or center. Once approved, you will be able to chat with other offices/centers that you need to. If you don't have a local office/center, select the "National (NONE)" option to have your account request sent to the NWSChat Manager.

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