On February 13, 2012, NWSEO distributed a news release detailing how the President's 2013 budget proposal would affect the National Weather Service. Due to the budget cuts, the NWS is planning on eliminating 98 of the 122 ITO positions at WFO's nationwide. Twenty-four ITO positions would be placed at regional locations. A link to the news release is provided above. Below are the news stories generated from the news release. Please send links to additional related news articles to NWSEO Director of Communications Lisa Luciani. Thank you.