President Obama implied Washingtonians were weather wimps in 2009. Fairfax County is proving itself to be a poster child for such a characterization.
The Partnership for Public Service released its latest report on Federal worker satisfaction and, for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the trends are not pretty.
It's past time nations and the global community make storm surge disasters stop.
The effective communication and corresponding wording and graphics of today’s weather forecasts have not kept pace with the great advances in the science.
By Bob Ryan
November 11, 2013
The implications this shutdown is having on forensic meteorology, attorney’s, courts and the insurance industry is quite troubling, and could linger for a year or two.
By Howard Altschule
October 10, 2013
To get a better sense of the impact of the Federal shutdown on Antarctic science research, we talked to C. Robert Clauer, whose conducts space weather research at the South Pole.
By Masuma Ahuja
October 10, 2013
From a lack of janitorial services to canceled travel to broken data streams - the shutdown has unleashed a torrent of obstacles for Weather Service forecasters.
National Weather Service forecasters hiked to work and slept there during South Dakota's extraordinary blizzard, falling in the midst of the Federal shutdown.
In a public forecast discussion, the Anchorage National Weather Service office encoded this secret message: "Please pay us."
Certain Federal resources for communicating information about hazardous weather are down and out within 48 hours of a possible life-threatening hurricane, blizzard, severe thunderstorm outbreak and wildfires.