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Early Season Winter Storm Moves into the Northeast; Cold Front Brings Snow Across the Northern Rockies into the Upper Midwest

The early season winter storm spreads to the Northeast bringing snow, sleet, and freezing rain to the region, in addition to gusty winds and coastal flooding. A series of cold fronts dropping southward from Canada will lead to snow across the Northern/Central Rockies into the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Read More >

Staff of Weather Forecast Office
Philadelphia/Mount Holly, NJ

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Administrative              Focal Point

Jason Franklin Meteorologist-In-Charge 
Joe Miketta Warning Coordination Meteorologist
Alan Cope Science and Operations Officer
Keith Pugh Electronic Systems Analyst
Scott Brinley Information Technology Officer
Raymond Kruzdlo Senior Service Hydrologist
Sheila Martinez Administrative Assistant

Lead Forecasters

Dean Iovino Coastal Flooding 
Frost and Freeze 
Flash Flood 
Sarah Johnson Decision Support Services (DSS)
Service Backup 
Chad Shafer AWIPS/GFE Team
NOAA Weather Radio 
Service Backup 
Backup Internet/Intranet Administrator
Mike Silva Tropical Weather 

General Forecasters

Paul Fitzsimmons AWIPS/GFE Team 
Intranet Administrator 
Michael Gorse

Severe Weather
Social Media 

Acting Lead Forecaster

Patrick O´Hara AWIPS/GFE Team
Lee Robertson Fire Weather 
Space Weather 


Trent Davis AWIPS/GFE Team 
COOP Team 
Assistant Storm Data 
NOAA Weather Radio 
Vacant Skywarn 
COOP Team 
Excessive Heat 
Storm Data 
Marine Weather 
Valerie Meola Aviation 
COOP Team 
Alex Staarmann Assistant Storm Data 
COOP Team 
NOAA Weather Radio 

Electronics Technicians

Michael Conrad Radar, ASOS, NWR
John Morrill Radar, ASOS, NWR
Larry Robinson Radar, ASOS, NWR