I got an email request for my password from UCAR or NCAR. Is it legitimate?

No legitimate service ever asks for your password via email. You should never reply to such requests, which are known as phishing scams.

There are so many Internet scam attempts that we cannot provide a separate warning for each new scam or virus that is falsely associated with our organization. We urge everyone to be familiar with and follow Internet safety practices. See, for example: