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Moderating Temperatures for the East; Developing Storm for the Plains

Temperatures will continue to moderate across the east half of the nation through at least the first half of this week. A developing storm across the Southern Plains may bring some heavy rain from the Plains to the lower Great Lakes region, a wintry mixture and accumulating snow across the Midwest and Upper Mississippi Valley into mid-week. The west remains unsettled with occasional rain and snow. Read More >

 NOAA'S National Weather Service
Weather Forecast Office
Marquette, MI


 Station Digest - A look at the National Weather Service in Marquette and Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Station History - A detailed look at the history of the National Weather Service's Weather Forecast Office Marquette.


Yooper Weather Review

Winter 2018 - Published March 2019

The Staff of the Marquette National Weather Service Office

After each person is their NWS title and any office teams they lead, co-lead(assistant) or participate in. Click on a name to send an email to that individual.



  • Robin Turner: Meteorologist in Charge (MIC) - Overseer of the personnel, operations, and office functions
  • Nick Langlieb: Science and Operations Officer (SOO) - Overseer of staff training and research
  • Matt Zika: Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM) - Public Awareness programs; spotter training and office instruction
  • Eric Hayner: Electronic Systems Analyst (ESA) - Supervision of the electronics and the computer network programs; Safety Team Leader

Support Staff

  • Jerry Hill: Administrative Assistant (ASA) - Handles files, forms, time keeping, bills, and contracts (runs the office); Assistant OPL
  • ​Vacant: Information Technology Officer (ITO) - AWIPS Program Leader
  • Jim Salzwedel: Observations Program Leader (OPL) - Data/CO-OP Program Leader; NOAA Weather Radio Program Leader; Environmental Program Leader; Climate Team; Marine Program Team; Fire Weather Team; Hydro Team; GIS Team
  • Adam Dempsey: Electronics Technician - Maintains equipment for the office, including the WSR-88D and remote weather observing stations

Lead Meteorologists

  • Jon Voss: Fire Weather Leader; Storm Verification
  • Don Rolfson: Marine Team; Social Media Team; Scheduler
  • Greg Michels: Climate Program Leader; Marine Team; Observations Team
  • Linda Gilbert: Mentoring Lead; AWIPS Program Assistant; GIS Assistant; Hydrology Team
  • Tara Dudzik: Culture Lead; Severe Weather Lead


  • Joseph Phillips: Marine & Beach Program Leader; Winter Weather Lead; DSS Lead; Leadership Lead; Hydro Team; Fire Weather Team; GIS Team
  • Taylor PrislovskyGIS Program Leader; Beach Hazards Assistant; Social Media Team; Observations Team; Hydro Team
  • Evan Kutta: Assistant SOO; Aviation Program Lead; Hydrology Program Leader; Case Review Lead; Remote Sensing Lead; GIS Team; Climate Assistant
  • Greg SovaAviation Program Assistant;
  • Kelsey Thompson:
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Student Volunteers

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National Weather Service Marquette
County Warning Area

The National Weather Service in Marquette provides warning and forecast service for 13 counties in west and central Upper Michigan, the adjacent nearshore waters of Lake Superior and Lake Michigan, the open waters of Lake Superior, and Isle Royale.