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Cold, Wintry Blast to Impact the Eastern States; Air Quality Issues Continue in the Northwest

The Arctic Storm that has impacted the Central U.S. will now move into the East with the potential for record cold temperatures, gusty winds, and widespread areas of snow or rain and snow mixed. Heavy lake effect snows will continue for some Great Lakes areas. Meanwhile, in the West, record warmth continues; and stagnant air remains entrenched in the Northwest. Read More >

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Steve Smart
Observing Program Leader
NWS Austin/San Antonio WFO

Steve Smart

Other Submission

Katie Pojorlie
Meteorologist Intern
WFO Rapid City, SD

Stephen Keebler
Winter Weather Program Leader
Backup Program Leader
EEO Program Leader
Outreach Team
WFO Wilmington, NC

Katie Pojorlie Stephen Keebler

Chris Franks
General Forecaster
WFO Chanhassen, MN

Billy Williams (Meteorologist)
Jen Hacker (Meteorologist)
WFO Sioux Falls, SD

Chris Franks Billy Williams, Jen Hacker

Sandy LaCorte
Meteorologist
WFO Wilmington, NC

Dawn Bundschuh
Secretary, SOD/ESSD
Alaska Regional Headquarters

Sandy LaCorte Dawn Bundschuh

Delyne Kirkham
HMT/WR Persons with
Disabilities SEPM
WFO Elko, NV

Robert Brooks (Meteorological Tech)
Mary Wister (Science and Operations Officer)
Diana Hayden (Meteorologist)
Wade Earle (IT Specialist)
Marilyn Lohmann (Hydrologist)
Rachel Trimarco (Meteorologist)
Michael Vescio (Supervisory Meteorologist WFO Pendleton, OR

Delyne Kirkham Robert Brooks, Mary Wister, Diana Hayden, Wade Earle, Marilyn  Lohmann, Rachel  Trimarco, Michael Vescio