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Wildfire Danger Continues in Southern California

High pressure building into the Western U.S. will create strong offshore winds in southern California. Temperatures in this region are unseasonably hot, and conditions are dry. The combination of these strong winds and dry conditions will bring fire danger to portions of southern California. Red Flag Warnings are in effect here. Any new fires in this region could quickly grow out of control. Read More >

Office Staff
 

Wayne Ruff
Senior Forecaster


NWS Employee Since: 1988

NWS Norman Employee Since: 1993

Education:
B.S. Mathematics, University of Oklahoma - 1985
M.S. Meteorology, University of Oklahoma - 1988

Previous NWS Offices/Experience:
WSO Rapid City, SD, 1988-89, Meteorologist Intern
WSFO Topeka, Kansas, 1989-90, Forecaster
WSFO Denver, Colorado, 1990-93, Forecaster
WSFO Norman, Oklahoma, 1993-95 as Risk Reduction Manager, after 1995 as Senior Forecaster

NWS Interests: PC applications manager, and LAN support.

Personal Interests: cycling, backpacking, photography, classical music, and youth leader and counselor.