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Send Us Your Pictures and Videos

Send Us Your Pictures and Videos

Do you have any pictures or videos from a recent weather event that you are willing to share with the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Billings, MT? When submitting any pictures and videos to us, please read the following Disclaimer:

The NWS Billings photo gallery is an ongoing effort to showcase local weather photos, while educating the public about weather hazards and phenomena common to the region. This feature is mostly supported by donations of photos by local residents. We are currently seeking images of all types of weather from this region.

Please read the following before submitting any files to the NWS. The following is required when submitting images either by email or by mail:

  • Photographer's name
  • Photo title
  • Photo subject
  • Date photo was taken
  • Express, written permission in your email or on paper if submitting by mail stating that you are the rightful owner of the image, and that you release the image into the public domain (this means that your photo or video may be downloaded, copied and used by others).

What type of images will be accepted?

  • digital image files (jpg, tif, png, gif, and bmp) - includes scanned images
  • digital video files (avi, mov, mp4, mpeg, qt, rm, wmv)

NOTE: Links to images posted elsewhere on the Internet (i.e., other photo galleries) cannot be accepted; only attached image files can be considered. By submitting images, you agree:

  • that you are the rightful owner of the image
  • that the submitted images can be used by National Weather Service in training presentations, printed materials, and NWS/NOAA Web sites
  • any images with added caption or personal trademark will not be accepted
  • the submitted images may be downloaded, copied, and used by others
  • the images are selected based on uniqueness and appropriateness
  • that not all images will be selected
  • that images may be added to or removed from the on-line photo gallery from time to time
  • that you may not receive a reply email or confirmation that your image has been selected for the photo gallery
  • if we receive complaints of copyright infringement, the image in question will be immediately removed from NWS Web sites

Please send your photos/video with the required information to:

If any there are any pictures or videos that are small enough in file size to be shared via email, please send them to the following email address:

Click Here to Submit Pictures and Videos

If the pictures or videos are too big to be shared via email, please send them to the following email address:

National Weather Service
Attn: Tom Frieders
2170 Overland Avenue
Billings, MT 59102

Thank you very much in advance for any pictures or videos that you are able to share with us!

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Weather Service
Billings Weather Forecast Office
2170 Overland Avenue
Billings, Montana 59102-6455

Tel: (406) 652-0851

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