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Barry Fading Away; Attention Turns To Major Summer Heat Wave

Post-Tropical Barry continues to steadily weaken and will fade away over the next day or two. The decaying system may still produce very heavy rainfall and possible flash flooding from the Lower Mississippi Valley to the Ohio Valley. Attention on the weather then shifts from Barry to a major summer heat wave mid to late week into the weekend, across much of the Central and Eastern states. Read More >

NWS Shreveport Cooperative Observer Program
 
Thomas Jefferson Award Winners
Jessie Fay Barnes of Henderson, TX, received the Thomas Jefferson Award in 2012
The Thomas Jefferson Award was presented to Jessie Fay Barnes of Henderson, TX in the summer of 2012. At the ceremony, pictured from left to right: NWS Shreveport Observation Program Leader Aaron Stevens, Aaron Barnes, Jessie Fay Barnes, and NWS Shreveport Meteorologist-in-Charge Mario D. Valverde.
 
Wilmer Ray Bailey of Jena, LA, received the Thomas Jefferson Award in 2011
The Thomas Jefferson Award was presented to Mr. Wilmer Ray Bailey of Jena, Louisiana, in the summer of 2011. At the ceremony pictured from left to right: former NWS Shreveport WCM Keith Stellman, Mr. Bailey, KALB Channel 5 Chief Meteorologist Tom Konvicka, retired Meteorologist in Charge Armando Garza and Observation Program Leader Aaron Stevens.
 
Billy Andrews of Shreveport, LA, received the Thomas Jefferson Award in 2010
Billy Andrews, Cooperative Weather Observer at Shreveport-Southern Hills, received the Thomas Jefferson Award in 2010.
   
 

 

John Campanius Holm Award Winners
Clifton Winkle received the Holm Award in 2008
Cooperative Weather Observer Clifton Winkle receives the John Campanius Holm Award in 2008. At the award ceremony pictures from left to right: NWS Shreveport Observation Program Leader Aaron Stevens, retired Meteorologist-in-Charge Armando Garza, Mr. Winkle, Hydrometeorological Technician Lisa Frantz-May, and retired NWS Southern Region COOP Program Manager Mike Asmus
 
Wilmer Caldwell received the Holm Award in 2007
The John Campanius Holm Award was presented to Mr. Wilmer Caldwell in 2007 at the Red River Research station in Louisiana. NWS Shreveport staff were on site to present Mr. Caldwell (center) with the award.
 
 
 
 
 
Honored Institution Award Winners
The University of Arkansas, Southwest Research and Extension Center in Hope, AR, received the 75-Year Honored Institution Award in 2011
The 75-Year Honored Institution Award was presented to the University of Arkansas, Southwest Research and Extension Center in Hope, AR, in October 2011. Pictured from left to right: Ronnie Bateman, Patricia Nichols, Dr. Vic Ford, NWS Shreveport Observation Program Leader Aaron Stevens and former Warning Coordination Meteorologist Keith Stellman.

 

   
 
Length of Service Award Winners
Larry Kilcrease of Pineland, TX, received a 10-Year Length of Service Award in 2008
Cooperative Weather Observer Larry Kilcrease of Pineland, TX, received a 10-Year Length of Service Award in 2008.