How does the National Weather Service keep Americans safe by predicting extreme weather events earlier and with more accuracy? What are its strategic priorities? How is the National Weather Service using technology and innovation to meet its mission? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Louis Uccellini, Assistant Administrator for Weather Services at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Director of the National Weather Service.
Gigi Schumm welcomes Mary Erickson, deputy director of the National Weather Service, to talk changes in weather forecasting and your career path.
Jamie Rhome leads the team that developed a new and sophisticated surge model and warning system that gives earlier warnings of potential floods.
John Ogren, the chief learning officer at the National Weather Service, which is a part of NOAA in the Commerce Department, said the agency uses YouTube videos, memory-jogger training and other approaches to ensure employees are ready for the coming weather season.
Supercomputers and algorithms constantly being tweaked has all made NOAA better and better at weather forecasting.
Kevin Cooley, director of the office of planning and programming for service delivery at the National Weather Service, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the details.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board issues a new interim rule allowing participants in the Thrift Savings Plan to take a loan while in non-pay status.
The Office of Personnel Management said employees may request unscheduled leave to depart prior to staggered departure times as weather conditions worsen.
The amount of hurricanes and damage resulting from the storms has hit record numbers in the last two years. USACE continues to support disaster relief efforts from recent and past hurricane seasons.
Gigi Schumm welcomes Brenda Smith, executive assistant commissioner at the Customs and Border Protection Office of Trade, to talk awards, leadership style and the importance of integrated planning.