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Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain possible for portions of the southern and central plains and the lower Great Lakes. Hot conditions in the Northwest.

scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected across portions of the central and southern plains and across portions of the lower Great Lakes. Some thunderstorms may be severe with damaging winds and large hail. Hot and dry conditions are expected in the Northwest. High temperatures today and Friday will be 10 to 20 degrees above average across western Washington and Oregon. Read More >

NWS Leadership
Uccellini, Louis W. Assistant Administrator for Weather Services and Director, NWS
Furgione, Laura K. Deputy Director, NWS
Murphy, John D. Chief Operating Officer, NWS
Cooley, Kevin Director of Office of Planning and Programming for Service Delivery, NWS
   
NWS Senior Executives
Berger, Thomas Director, Space Weather Prediction Center
Cano, Luis Director, Office of Dissemination
Clark, Terry Director, Radar Operations Center
Cooper, Grant Director, Western Region
Cooper, Steven Director, Southern Region
Cuff, Thomas Director, Ocean Prediction Center
Dewitt, David Director, Climate Prediction Center
Draggon, Courtney Director, International Activities Office
Farrar, Michael Director, Meteorological Development Laboratory
Graziano, Thomas Director, Office of Water Prediction
Ji, Ming Director, Office of Science and Technology Integration
Jones, Deirdre Director, Office of Facilities
Knabb, Richard Director, National Hurricane Center
Kyger, Ben Director, NCEP Central Operations
Lapenta, Bill Director, National Centers for Environmental Prediction
Maxson, Robert Director, Aviation Weather Center
Michaud, David Director, Office of Central Processing
Novak, David Director, Weather Prediction Center
Ogren, John Chief Learning Officer
Pica, Joseph Director, Office of Observations
Portmann, Helmut Director, National Data Buoy Center
Potts, John Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer
Schneider, Russell Director, Storm Prediction Center
Scott, Carven Director, Alaska Region
Stern, Andrew Director, Analyze, Forecast and Support Office
Strager, Chris Director, Central Region
Tanabe, Raymond Director, Pacific Region
Tuell, Jason Director, Eastern Region
Varn, Richard Assistant Chief Information Officer, Acting
Werner, Kevin Director, Office of Organizational Excellence