The Weather Service can never know too much about water

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, through the National Weather Service, is trying to upgrade its ability to analyze water resources. It wants its forecasters to have better insight into flooding potential or water quality. Now it’s asking for help from the information technology industry. For details, Federal Drive host Tom Temin spoke with Fred Ogden, the chief scientist for water prediction at NOAA and with scientist Fernando Salas.