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Unsettled Weather in the East; Elevated Fire Weather Conditions for Southern California

An area of low pressure moving through the Appalachians will bring moderate to heavy rainfall, strong to severe thunderstorms, and snow for much of the eastern U.S. through Tuesday. In the wake of the system, some areas in the South may see temperatures exceed 20 degrees below average. Elevated to brief critical fire weather conditions are expected in Southwest California through the week. Read More >

Office Staff
 

Wayne Ruff
Senior Forecaster


NWS Employee Since: 1988

NWS Norman Employee Since: 1993

Education:
B.S. Mathematics, University of Oklahoma - 1985
M.S. Meteorology, University of Oklahoma - 1988

Previous NWS Offices/Experience:
WSO Rapid City, SD, 1988-89, Meteorologist Intern
WSFO Topeka, Kansas, 1989-90, Forecaster
WSFO Denver, Colorado, 1990-93, Forecaster
WSFO Norman, Oklahoma, 1993-95 as Risk Reduction Manager, after 1995 as Senior Forecaster

NWS Interests: PC applications manager, and LAN support.

Personal Interests: cycling, backpacking, photography, classical music, and youth leader and counselor.