2020 Fed 100

Federal 100: Louis W. Uccellini, Ph.D.


Name: Louis Uccellini
Title: Director, National Weather Service
Organization: Commerce Department

Powering preparedness. Under Uccellini’s directorship, the National Weather Service has embarked on a Weather-Ready Nation initiative to help the country deal with increasingly frequent extreme weather incidents. He is leading the way for NWS to reduce the impact of weather, water and climate events by transforming the way people receive and act on information and to harness cutting-edge science, technology and engineering to provide the best forecasts and warnings. Thanks to his leadership, NWS is building a network of organizations that serve as “ambassadors” to help the public prepare for such incidents.

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