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Weather folklore

Weather Folklore


Weather folklore

NWS Careers


Weather folklore

NWS Operations


Weather folklore

Records & Dates


Weather folklore

Weather Pictures


Weather folklore

Workforce Preparation


Weather folklore

Weather Folklore

NWS Careers

NWS Operations

Records & Dates

Weather Pictures

Workforce Preperation

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Red sky at night, sailors

delight, Red sky in the

morning, ____________.

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What is sailors take warning?

Red sky at night, sailors delight,

Red sky in the morning, sailors take

warning.

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When dew is on the grass, ____________.

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What is rain will never come to pass?

When dew is on the grass, rain

will never come to pass.

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A ring around the sun or moon means _____ or ______ is coming soon.

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What is rain or snow?

A ring around the sun or moon means rain or snow is coming soon.

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Cricket thermometer- count

the number of chirps in 15

seconds, __ __ to that number to get the current temperature.

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What is add 37?

Cricket thermometer- count the

number of chirps in 15 seconds,

add 37 to that number to get the

current temperature.

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If teeth, bones and bunions

ache, ________________.

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What is expect the clouds to fill the lake?

If teeth, bones and bunions ache,

expect the clouds to fill the lake.

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Entry level position in the NWS charged with data collection, quality control and training to be a forecaster.

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Who is a Meteorologist Intern?

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This professional provides hydrologic guidance to staff and customers such as Corps of Engineers, and works closely with Emergency Management on a variety of water and

flooding issues.

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Who is a Hydrologist?

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Program leader who provides computer and network support to the operations of a forecast office.

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Who is the Information Technology Officer (ITO)?

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Centers of excellence providing broad scale forecasts concerning many weather types including severe storms, hurricanes, heavy precipitation, long range forecasts, and marine weather.

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What is NCEP?

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This forecaster works at a large Air Traffic Control Center, providing up to the minute

weather information for the FAA.

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Who is a CWSU Forecaster?

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This product is issued every 6 hours for the aviation community, and provides a 24 hour outlook at specific airports across the world.

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What are TAFs?

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This product is issued by one of the forecasters each shift (and as needed) describing their thoughts and reasoning behind the forecast.

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What is a AFD?

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HWO

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What is a Hazardous Weather Outlook?

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Name of the National Weather Service website to find all your hydrologic information including information on floods, droughts, and river stages.

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What is AHPS?

Advanced Hydrologic

Prediction Service

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NDFD

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What is the National Digital Forecast Database?

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May 3, 1999…

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When was the Moore, Oklahoma F5 Tornado Outbreak?

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This location holds the world record for a 231 mph wind gust which occurred on April 12, 1934.

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What is Mt. Washington

New Hampshire?

Winds atopMount Washington averaged

186 mph for five minutes,

with a peak gust of 231 mph

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The worlds lowest pressure inside a tropical cyclone ever recorded measured 870 mb during this storm.

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What is typhoon TIP, 1979?

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The hottest temperature ever

Recorded at Al’ Aziziyah,

Libya in September 1922.

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What is 136º F?

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USA’s largest 2 minute temperature rise in Spearfish SD on

Jan 22, 1943.

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What is 49 degrees in 2 minutes ?

(-4 to +45 degrees).

Later in the day, the temperature fell from the +56 degrees to –4 degrees in 27 minutes.

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What are snowrollers?

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What are ice needles?

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This is found over New Mexico and Arizona during the Summer

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What is a Haboob?

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What is freezing fog?

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What are crepuscular rays?

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Who Said

“Almighty and most merciful Father, we humbly beseech Thee, of Thy great goodness, to restrain these immoderate rains with which we have had to contend. Grant us fair weather for Battle. Graciously hearken to us as soldiers who call Thee that, armed with Thy power, we may advance from victory to victory, and crush the oppression and wickedness of our enemies, and establish Thy justice among men and nations. Amen.”

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Who is General George S. Patton

Dec 8, 1944?

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The name of the computer program to apply for a position in the NWS.

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What is Quick Hire?

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This type of listening makes a conscious effort not only to closely listen to the words, but to listen for the complete message (“body language”) from the speaker; takes concentration and effort, but is very effective and productive

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What is Active Listening?

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Between technical proficiency, computer skills, innovation, and people skills, the most important one in the work force.

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What is people skills?

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Who said “Leadership is

the art of getting someone

else to do something you want done because he wants to do it”

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Who is Dwight D. Eisenhower ?

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Pick a person, fictional or real, who’s work ethic best matches your’s.

Who is it and why??


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The zone forecast calls for patchy fog and a short term forecast is out saying the same thing. The Indianapolis ASOS reports ½ mile in fog at rush hour.

What you would do in this situation, if any further action is needed?


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Tell me about the worst work / student related mistake you made.

What did you do about it?


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Give us an example of an innovative idea or revolutionary concept which you would like to implement or be implemented in the NWS?


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We are the National Weather Service. What does the word “service” mean to you?


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What is your definition of a good day at work?? Bad day??


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Tell me about a project you have worked on that you are particularly proud of?


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Everywhere in life there are rules. However, sometime the rules don’t fit certain situations. Tell me about the last time you broke the rules and why?


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Give us 2 concrete examples on how you are a team player, and one example of when working alone on a project might be better than working in a team.


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What is one part of your current job or occupation that you like the least?


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THANK YOUandGood Luck!


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