National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Heavy Snow Expected Today in the Intermountain West; Rainy in the Mid-South

A winter storm will continue to bring heavy snowfall and gusty winds to the Intermountain West and Northern Great Basin today. Strong winds will affect southern California as well. Elsewhere, showers and thunderstorms will produce heavy rainfall from the Mid Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley into early next week. The flooding threat will increase over the weekend. 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.