Looking for The 2016 National Weatherperson of The Year
The non-profit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, or FLASH, just announced a call for nominations for the 2016 National Weatherperson of The Year Award. This is an annual recognition of an outstanding weatherperson for leadership in promoting disaster safety and resilience. It'll be presented right before National Weatherperson's Day on February 5th.
FLASH created the ward to coincide with this date. It's the actual birthday of the pioneering weather observer John Jeffries. He piloted a hot air balloon in 1774 to test weather conditions and advance the science of meteorology.
To qualify, nominees must include either practicing or former meteorologists or weatherpersons. Nominators should highlight how the nominee has used his or her role to help save lives and protect property through various programs and outreach initiatives.
Make sure to click on the attached link to find out further details.