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Cold temperatures, gusty winds and mountian snow for the Northeast

A strong low pressure system off the New England coast will continue to produce periods of rain, high-elevation snow, and unseasonably cold temperatures to the Northeast on Sunday. A few Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for mountainous parts of New England. Read More >

Staff of Weather Forecast Office
Philadelphia/Mount Holly,NJ

Our dedicated staff serves many office functions. If you have any questions

about our office or the functions it serves, e-mail our staff members,

and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.  


Vacant Meteorologist-In-Charge 
Joe Miketta

Warning Coordination Meteorologist

Acting Meteorologist-In-Charge

Alan Cope Science and Operations Officer
Keith Pugh Electronic Systems Analyst
Scott Brinley Information Technology Officer
Raymond Kruzdlo Senior Service Hydrologist
James Bunker Observing Program Leader
Vacant Administrative Assistant



Lead forecasters


Walter Drag Marine Weather Focal Point
Jared Klein Winter Weather and Training Focal Point
Sarah Johnson Decision Support Services (DSS) Focal Point
Graphical Forecast Editor (GFE) Focal Point
Dean Iovino Coastal Flooding Focal Point
Frost and Freeze Focal Point
Mike Silva



General Forecasters


Michael Gorse

Aviation Focal Point

Severe Weather Focal Point


Larry Nierenberg

Service Backup Focal Point
SKYWarnTM Coordinator
Tropical Cyclone Focal Point


Patrick O´Hara

AWIPS Focal Point
Environmental Compliance Focal Point


Lee Robertson Fire Weather Focal Point
Radar Focal Point
Space Weather Focal Point



Meteorological Interns

Valerie Meola EEO/Diversity Focal Point
Social Media Focal Point
Assistant Storm Data Focal Point
Mitchell Gaines   

NOAA weather radio focal point

Lance Franck

 Assistant Skywarn Coordinator

 Assistant Climate Focal Point

 Excessive Heat Coordinator



Electronics Technicians


Michael Conrad Radar, ASOS, NWR/CRS
John Morrill Radar, ASOS, NWR/CRS
Larry Robinson Radar, ASOS, NWR/CRS