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Storm System Expected To Develop Across Southern U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns In Southern California

A system is expected to develop across the southern tier of the U.S. and produce a few hazards. Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain is possible from southeast Texas to southwest Louisiana, while heavy accumulating snow is expected across parts of Kansas and Oklahoma. Meanwhile, elevated to critical fire weather concerns are forecast through Friday in southern California. Read More >

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Student Volunteers

Students may volunteer their time at the NWS at Wichita. Here is what you can expect:

  • Gain knowledge and experience in our field.
  • Complete a project tailored to your interests.
  • Flexible scheduling.
  • Position Description.

Interested persons should contact the Science and Operations Officer, Ken Cook.


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