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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

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Meteorologist In Charge

Chris Jones


Administrative Support Assistant

Kathleen O'Leary


Science & Operations Officer

Brett McDonald


Warning Coordination Meteorologist

Tim Troutman


Data Acquisition Program Manager

Ralph Estell


Service Hydrologist

Jim Fahey


Information Technology Officer (ITO)

Nancy Eustice


Electronic System Analyst

Robert McFall

Electronic Technicians
Curt Lutz
Peggy Peterson





Chuck Baker
Art Meunier
Bill Murrell

Alan Ross
Paul Skrbac


Jeff Braun

Chris Hattings
David Lipson (IMET)


Hydrometeorological Technician

Geri Swanson


Meteorologist Interns:

Brandy Bourque

Trevor LaVoie