NWS Warning and Forecast Program


Jeff Last is the warning coordination meteorologist (WCM) at the NWS Office in Green Bay.  As WCM, Jeff oversees the public forecast and warning programs at the office, and ensures that outside users of our products are satisfied with the services we provide.  The WCM is also responsible for planning, coordinating and carrying out the area's public awareness program designed to educate the public to ensure the mitigation of death, injury and property damage caused by severe natural hydrometeorological events. 

The WCM also works with severe weather spotters who volunteer their time and energy acting as the "eyes out in the field" for their communities and the National Weather Service.  Many of these spotters are amateur radio operators (Jeff's call sign is KC9ESR), local law enforcement personnel, and people who enjoy the ever-changing weather in Wisconsin.


Forecast Products Issued by NWS Green Bay

Short-term forecasts
5 km gridded forecasts
Nearshore marine forecasts
Fire Weather forecasts
Aviation forecasts

Warning and Advisory Products Issued by NWS Green Bay

Tornado
Severe Thunderstorm
Flood and Flash Flood
Special Marine Warning
Winter Weather

Weather Spotter Information

The N.E.W. Spotter Web Page

Other Links of Interest

StormReady
Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


Jeff Last is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  At UWM, Jeff worked as a research and teaching assistant in the Dept of Atmospheric Sciences. He started his NWS career in 1987 at the NWS Office in Peoria, Illinois.  Jeff has worked as a staff meteorologist at NWS Central Region Headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, and as a forecaster at the NWS Forecast Office in Milwaukee/Sullivan.  He became the warning coordination meteorologist at the NWS Green Bay office in 1994.

You can reach Jeff via e-mail at:  jeff.last@noaa.gov


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