NOAA National Weather Service caught in a ‘budgetary ponzi scheme’

NOAA comes under criticism again, this time over National Weather Service funding By DON CUDDY June 05, 2012 12:00 AM The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and its embattled head Dr. Jane Lubchenco are again the target of criticism after the director of the National Weather Service, Jack Hayes, resigned abruptly on Memorial Day weekend.…

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NOAA on severe weather preparedness

No mention of climate in this joint NOAA/FEMA press release, thankfully. – Anthony Contact:  National Weather Service Public Affairs                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 301-713-0623, ext. 121                                           April 20, 2012   Severe weather – know your risk, take action, be a force of nature NOAA, FEMA launch first National Severe Weather Preparedness Week April 22-28 As…

NOAA chief – agency unprepared for Arctic forecast duty

From NOAA: U.S. unprepared for changes in Arctic ice McClatchy Newspapers Excerpts: WASHINGTON — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is being inundated with requests for weather and ice forecasts as well as navigation information about the Arctic, but isn’t able to provide all of the information that the Coast Guard, industries and native Alaskans…