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Unsettled Weather Continues in the Northwest; Tracking a Storm from the Plains to Northeast

Unsettled weather will persist across the western U.S. this week with heavy coastal rain and mountain snow for the Pacific Northwest. A storm will develop over the Central Plains and track to the Northeast through this weekend bringing a wintry mix over portions of the Plains and Midwest, heavy rain over the northern Gulf Coast and a potential for heavy snow in the Northeast this weekend. Read More >

Management Team

  Pat Vesper Meteorologist in Charge
  Vacant Warning Coordination Meteorologist
  Brian Curran Science & Operations Officer
  Vacant Administrative Assistant
  Charles Yaws Electronic Systems Analyst


Lead Meteorologists

  Doug Cain Remote Sensing, Aviation, Public Program
  James Deberry Hydrology
  David Hennig AWIPS, Verification, Winter Weather
  Rick Hluchan Webmaster, Radar, Diversity
  Gregory Murdoch Fire Weather (IMET)



  Jack Ciccone Co-webmaster, Climatology
  Amber Hluchan WCM Assistant/Social Media/Diversity
  Scott Kleebauer  
  Julie Phillipson Social Media Focal
  Matt Salerno Assistant Climate Focal, Graphics Focal
  Michelle Schuldt Storm Data, Severe Weather


Observation Program Leader 

  Colleen Rhea Observation Program Leader


Information Technology Officer/Electronic Technicians

  Greg Jackson Information Technology Officer
  Kristopher Harrison Radar Technician
  Danny Reed ASOS Technician