Press Releases and Media Coverage
June 2, 2017 Washington Post - Report: National Weather Service meteorologists ‘fatigued’ and ‘demoralized’ by understaffing
June 2, 2017 WSB-TV Atlanta - Overworked employees, unfilled positions having huge impact on NWS
June 1, 2017 Hawaii News Now, Honolulu - Experts: Trump budget would drastically cut isle tsunami protections
May 30, 2017 Government Executive: Weather Service Staff Shortages Have Led to Burnout Among Employees
Officials at the Government Accountability Office reported this week that an extensive hiring backlog at the National Weather Service has led to burnout among meteorologists at the agency, who are frequently shifting schedules and working overtime.
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May 16, 2017 - Tampa Bay News 10 Changes Under the Radar for National Weather Service Field Offices - How National Weather Service Changes Could Affect You.
March 16, 2017: VA 13 News Now Investigates: Changes Under the Radar
March 8, 2017 - Government Executive: Weather Service Employees ‘Shocked’ by Reported Budget Cuts
March 1, 2017 - CBS 47: National Weather Service considers plan to cut back operating hours at Jacksonville Office
January 24, 2017 - NBC 6 Miami
January 23, 2017 Miami Herald:
Northeast’s Busiest Airports Operate with Aviation Forecast Office Closures
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