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Jennifer McNatt, ROC Team Lead (817-978-1100 ext 370)

The Regional Operations Center (ROC) is tasked with four main priorities:

  • Support to Southern Region Field Offices
  • Support to regional-level partners (FEMA, USACE, DoD, etc)
  • Support to NOAA and NWS leadership
  • Facilitating the communication of Decision Support Services (DSS) throughout NWS Southern Region

As such, the ROC is the "hub" of communications for Southern Region headquarters during high impact events, and also provides extensive Decision Support Services to several partners. The ROC is staffed by four Emergency Response Specialists from:

  • 5am - 7pm CT on Weekdays
  • 7am - 5pm CT on Weekends

During high impact events, the ROC will expand its hours of operation and additional personnel from SRH and local NWS offices are routinely brought in to help with ROC operations.

Personnel Phone
Brian Hoeth Emergency Response Specialist 817-978-1100 ext 371
Kurt Van Speybroeck Emergency Response Specialist 817-978-1100 ext 373
Mark Wiley Emergency Response Specialist 817-978-1100 ext 374