Final Study Guide: NWS
Last Modified: 2011-05-04
-1891: moved to Dept. of Agriculture (expansion under Moore)
-1940: moved to Dept. of Commerce due to aviation needs
-Laura Furgione: Deputy Director, answers to hayes, handles day-to-day tasks
-Both: oversee headquarters and affairs, NCEP, and other nat. offices
-Regional NWS offices
2. Environmental Modeling
3. Aviation Weather
4. Climate Prediction
5. Hydrometeo Prediction
6. Ocean Prediction
7. Space Envt.
8. Storm Prediction
10. Tropical Prediction
-Science and technology
-Not in Indiana: Chicago, Podewah, Louisville, Wilmington
-Meteorologist discusses the thought process behind his forecasts
-Often full of abbreviations
-Flood and winter wx outlooks
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