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Hazardous Traveling Conditions for the Midwest; Strong Pacific Storm Approaching

A storm will track across portions of the Midwest and into the western Great Lakes through Friday as a combination of a wintry mixture and rain will result in hazardous traveling conditions. A strong Pacific system will be approaching with high winds, and heavier rain and snow late Friday into the weekend with impacts spreading across much of the West. Across Hawaii, strong winds and high surf. 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