Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West
A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over the Plains and the Middle Atlantic with heavy rain potential in the south.
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National Program, OEODM
Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity Management (OEODM)
The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Management (OEODM) staff advises and assists the Assistant Administrator in carrying out the National Weather Service's (NWS) responsibilities relative to Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; as well as Executive Orders, regulatory guidelines, and other nondiscrimination laws within the Federal Government including equal employment opportunity (EEO) and/or affirmative action policy recommendations, objectives, and progress in meeting goals. The OEODM provides leadership, direction, and policy guidance for EEO Program development. Monitors and evaluates Affirmative Employment Program Plans to promote equal employment opportunities. Conducts studies on systemic employment problems, assesses the effect of policies and practices on equal employment, identifies employment barriers, recommends solutions and develops written guidance for management. The OEODM staff provides guidance to all NWS officials and managers concerning all aspects of NWS EEO programs. The OEODM provides resolution of discriminatory allegations by working toward eradicating prejudice and discrimination from the agency's personnel policies, practices, and working conditions. In addition, the OEODM coordinates the student intern program.
Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Management