Staff giving tours at the NWS Open House in 2008.
Staff giving tours at the NWS Open House in 2008.
The NWS at the Iowa Air Show in Des Moines.
Presenting at the Central Iowa NWA Severe Weather Conference.
A forecaster explains the forecasting process to an area high school group.
A local Boy Scout troop takes a tour of the office.
Taking a routine snow depth measurement at the office.
Measuring the liquid water content of the snow pack.
Working on a forecast.
NWS personnel investigate tornado damage on a storm survey.
NWS employees partner up with the media and amateur radio operators to program weather radios at a local Hyvee store.
NWS employees partner up with the media and amateur radio operators to program weather radios at a local Hyvee store.
Severe weather operations at the office during a large tornado outbreak.
Severe weather operations at the office during a large tornado outbreak.
Severe weather operations at the office during a large tornado outbreak.
NWS staffing a booth at the Iowa State Fair.
NWS staffing a booth at the Iowa State Fair.
Certifying a county as Storm Ready.
NWS staff present on severe weather safety at the Science Cafe at the Iowa Science Center.
NWS staff present on severe weather safety at the Science Cafe at the Iowa Science Center.
Des Moines media personnel take part in a simulated severe weather event at the NWS office.

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Photo Gallery

Below are photos of NWS personnel in action, both in the office and throughout the community. Click a photo for a larger version and caption.

Open House Open House Air Show
NWA Conference High School Tour Boy Scout Tour
Measuring Snow Snow Core Tornado Damage Survey
Tornado Damage Survey Weather Radio Programming Weather Radio Programming
Severe Weather Operations Severe Weather Operations Severe Weather Operations
State Fair State Fair Storm Ready
Science Cafe Science Cafe Media Workshop

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