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Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over the Four Corners; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in the Great Basin

Monsoon moisture will result in locally heavy showers and thunderstorms over the Four Corners region, which could lead to flash flooding. While, critical fire weather threats are expected for much of the Great Basin, from dry and windy conditions. Finally, Tropical Cyclone Humberto remains well offshore of the Southeast, but rip currents and heavy surf are expected from Florida to the Carolinas. 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
Vacant 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)
AWIPS/GFE Team 
Service Backup 
Skywarn 
Marine
 
Chad Shafer
AWIPS/GFE Team
Scheduler 
NOAA Weather Radio 
Service Backup 
Backup Internet/Intranet Administrator
 
Mike Silva
Tropical Weather 
 

General Forecasters

Paul Fitzsimmons
AWIPS/GFE Team 
Intranet Administrator
Winter Weather
 
Michael Gorse
Severe Weather
Social Media 
Acting Lead Forecaster
 
Patrick O´Hara
AWIPS/GFE Team
Lightning
 
Lee Robertson
Fire Weather 
Radar 
Space Weather 
Excessive Heat
 
Nicholas Carr
AWIPS/GFE Team
Tropical Weather
Severe Weather
 

Meteorologists

Trent Davis
AWIPS/GFE Team
COOP Team
Severe Weather
Skywarn
Social Media
Storm Survey
 
Jonathan O'Brien
COOP Team 
Storm Data
Social Media
Skywarn
 
Valerie Meola
Aviation 
COOP Team 
EEO/Diversity
Social Media
 
Alex Staarmann
Storm Data 
COOP Team
Social Media
NOAA Weather Radio 
 

Electronics Technicians

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