National Weather Service

Meet the Navy’s top oceanic and atmospheric expert

Rear Admiral Ron Piret, is commander of naval meteorology and oceanography, navigator of the Navy, and hydrographer of the Navy. He described the 2600…

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Checking in with the scientist at center of NOAA climate research

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AP Photo/Cliff OwenFILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 file photo, National Weather Service Director Louis Uccellini speaks to the National Governors Association Winter Meeting Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee, in Washington. Uccellini, who has been the director of the National Weather Service for more than eight years, says he will retire at the end of 2021. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

The man behind the nation’s weather forecasting operations says farewell

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NOAA uses AI for more accurate weather forecasts, prompting data storage challenges

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Sharon Pieczenik, DHS

FEMA, first responders emphasize resilient, redundant communications ahead of storm season

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A surfer makes his way out into the water as a subtropical approaches on Monday, May 28, 2018, in Pensacola, Fla. The storm gained the early jump on the 2018 hurricane season as it headed toward anticipated landfall sometime Monday on the northern Gulf Coast, where white sandy beaches emptied of their usual Memorial Day crowds. (AP Photo/Dan Anderson)

Emergency responders pivoting to virtual training as coronavirus collides with hurricane season

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Weather Service deputy director talks value of broadening horizons

Gigi Schumm welcomes Mary Erickson, deputy director of the National Weather Service, to talk changes in weather forecasting and your career path.

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Hurricane storm surge specialist gets recognition from Sammies

Jamie Rhome leads the team that developed a new and sophisticated surge model and warning system that gives earlier warnings of potential floods.

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After sequestration cuts, NWS rebounded with an entrepreneurial training model

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.

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