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Beta Continues Moving Toward the Texas Coast; Teddy Brings Rip Currents & Swells to the East Coast

Beta continues to track slowly towards the western Gulf coast. Storm surge, tropical storm force winds, and a long duration heavy rainfall event with associated flooding are expected over parts of Texas and Louisiana. Meanwhile, Hurricane Teddy will remain over the Atlantic but still bring swells, rough surf, rip currents and coastal flooding to portions of the East Coast and Puerto Rico. Read More >

Brian Gross



Brian Gross
Director, Environmental Modelling Center
National Weather Service (NWS)

Brian Gross is the Director of the Environmental Modeling Center at the National Weather Service (read the full announcement). Previously, he was the Deputy Director of NOAA's High Performance Computing and Communications office in NOAA’s Office of the Chief Information Officer. Prior to that, Dr. Gross was the Deputy Director of NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory for 13 years. He has also served as head of GFDL’s software development group and as a research scientist there, modeling weather and climate with an emphasis on storm tracks. Before joining GFDL, Brian earned a doctorate in atmospheric science from the University of Colorado and was a Research Associate at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, then a Visiting Scientist in Princeton University’s Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. 

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