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Critical Fire Weather Conditions for California and the Plains; Wet and Stormy Across the East

Critical fire weather conditions are likely to persist over parts of California and the Plains through Thursday. Elsewhere, a pair of cold fronts will deliver wet and stormy conditions to the eastern U.S. into Wednesday. Much cooler air will arrive in wake of the frontal passages with a return to below normal temperatures. Read More >

Gender Mainstreaming is the international public policy concept of assessing the different implications for women and men
and making gender equality central to all activities - policy development, research, advocacy/ dialogue, legislation, resource allocation,
and planning, implementation of programs and projects.
It is a means to address both discrepancies in women’s participation in atmospheric and climates science,
and gendered imbalances in weather and climate services.


Current NWS Gender Mainstreaming Working Group Members:
Vankita Brown
Dave Rowell
Hope Hasberry
Michelle Hawkins
Kati McNeil
Senior Executive Sponsor: Laura Furgione