national-weather-service

This isn't rain.

The critical gaps in our life-saving network of weather radars are too great to ignore.

  • Dennis Mersereau
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  • Jul 22, 2015
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Senate bill now focuses on improving weather communication rather than restructuring the NWS.

Most groups seem opposed to the specific measure that would centralize forecasting, but some say it's an important issue to think through.

The Senate Commerce Committee today is introducing a Bill that would consolidate forecasting at 122 NWS forecast offices into six regional offices.

The latest flare-up involves a senior official who created a consulting job and then took it himself with a $43,200 raise.

In Oct. 2014, Sherry Chen was arrested and escorted out of a Weather Service office in Ohio for charges of spying for China. But she wasn't a spy.

Some television meteorologists are uncomfortable with new NWS capacity, fearing it's the first move along a slippery slope towards unfair competition.

Scott Baily captured this textbook landspout while riding a tractor on his central Texas farm.

After reviewing user research and over 6,000 survey responses, the Weather Service will implement changes to local forecasts starting this summer.

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