Whitesburg KY

Jackson weather office to mark 30 years of forecasts

The NOAA National Weather Service Forecast Office in Jackson will celebrate its 30th anniversary and Cooperative Observer Appreciation Day at an offi ce open house, Wednesday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1329 Airport Road.

NOAA National Weather Service staff will demonstrate National Weather Service products and services. Representatives from the Kentucky Department of Emergency Management, Kentucky State Parks, East Kentucky Science Center, the Army Corps of Engineers and other NWS partners from across the region will be also be on hand to staff information booths at the event.

At a brief recognition ceremony at 11 a.m., staff from the National Weather Service Office in Jackson, will acknowledge the work of Cooperative Observers from across eastern Kentucky. Presentation of National Weather Service ‘Turn Around, Don’t Drown’ road signs will occur at the ceremony as well.

For more information, visit www.weather.gov or www.weather.gov/ jacksonky.

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