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Unsettled in New England and the Southwest; Mild Across the Plains and Rockies

Unsettled weather, including periods of locally heavy rainfall, is expected to persist across portions of New England and the Southwest U.S. through much of the weekend. Elsewhere, mainly tranquil conditions are forecast. Well above normal temperatures are likely across parts of the northern and central Plains into the northern Rockies. Read More >

Wayne Ruff
Senior Forecaster


NWS Employee Since: 1988

NWS Norman Employee Since: 1993

Education:
B.S. Mathematics, University of Oklahoma - 1985
M.S. Meteorology, University of Oklahoma - 1988

Previous NWS Offices/Experience:
WSO Rapid City, SD, 1988-89, Meteorologist Intern
WSFO Topeka, Kansas, 1989-90, Forecaster
WSFO Denver, Colorado, 1990-93, Forecaster
WSFO Norman, Oklahoma, 1993-95 as Risk Reduction Manager, after 1995 as Senior Forecaster

NWS Interests: PC applications manager, and LAN support.

Personal Interests: cycling, backpacking, photography, classical music, and youth leader and counselor.