When businesses, by the thousands, were letting employees go home or stay home and schools were being cancelled meteorologists were going to or, more often, staying at work to get the lifesaving blizzard, ice storm, and tornado warnings out from January 31 to February 2, 2011.
|NWS meteorologist Dave Janowski taking the
hourly snow depth measurement during the blizzard
in Tulsa (NOAA photo).
Here is a story about what went on behind-the-scenes during that historic storm.
|Air mattresses ruled at many weather offices during
the recent blizzard (NOAA photo)
I want to again salute the meteorologists at WeatherData, AccuWeather, the National Weather Service, and the media that worked tirelessly to keep everyone informed and safe during the recent rash of winter storms!