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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 >

 

About Our Office

 

Welcome to the web pages of the National Weather Service's Weather Forecast Office in Tallahassee, FL (NWS WFO TLH). Our office is located to the 4th floor of the Love Building on the Florida State University campus. 

We are part of the NWS Southern Region. Our County Warning and Forecast Area includes the Eastern Florida Panhandle, Florida Big Bend, Southeast Alabama, and Southwest and South Central Georgia. In addition to issuing short-fused warnings (tornado, severe thunderstorm, flash flood) for these areas, our office also issues routine 7-day public forecasts, 5-day marine forecasts, daily and monthly climate reports, and specialized forecasts for our aviation, fire weather and surf communities. We also issue longer-term watches and warnings for hazards such as dense fog, excessive heat, freezes, high winds, wind chill and other winter weather. Finally, we produce a full suite of graphical forecasts.

 

Phone and Fax Numbers

Phone:
(24/7)
(850) 942-8833
(850) 942-8851 (recorded weather information)
Fax: (850) 942-8850

 

Office Address

National Weather Service
Love Building
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4509

 

Administrative Personnel:

  • Jane Hollingsworth, Meteorologist in Charge (MIC)
  • Mark Wool, Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM)
  • Parks Camp, Science & Operations Officer (SOO)
  • Doug Sherrick, Electronic Systems Analyst (ESA)
  • Kelly Godsey, Senior Service Hydrologist, (SSH)
  • Toan Tran, Information Technology Officer, (ITO)
  • Christine Duggan, Administrative Support Assistant (ASA)

Operational Personnel

Lead Forecasters:

  • Jeff Fournier   IFPS/GFE Focal Point
  • Don Van Dyke   Radar, Storm Data, Local Modelling and NWPS Focal Point
  • Donal Harrigan   AWIPS, Asst. GFE, Asst. Modelling Focal Point
  • Jessica Fieux   Warning Coordination Team, IWT Focal Point, Asst. Tropical Focal Point, Webmaster
  • Blair Scholl   Aviation Asst. Focal Point, Weather Radio Asst. Focal Point

Forecasters:

  • Tim Barry   Climate and Fire Weather Focal Point
  • Katie Moore   Verification Focal Point; Asst. Climate Focal Point; Diversity/EEO Team Leader; Warning Coordination Team, Social Media Focal Point
  • Andy Lahr   GIS Focal Point, Asst. Hydrology Focal Point, Social Media Team
  • Justin Pullin   Warning AWIPS Asst. Focal Point, Diversity/EEO Asst. Focal Point, Radar Asst. Focal Point
  • Vacant

Met Intern:

  • Jeanie McDermott   Aviation Focal Point; Asst. COOP Focal Point
  • Emma Weston   Marine Focal Point; Asst. Upper Air Focal Point
  • Vacant

Observation Program Leader:

  • Ricardo Humphreys   COOP and Upper Air Focal Point

Electronic Technicians:

  • Craig Carpenter   ASOS El Tech
  • Ron Eimiller   WSR-88D El Tech