National Weather Service in Jackson Recognizes Doris Lowe of Baxter, KY for 25 Years of Service as a Cooperative Weather Observer

On March 22, 2012, NWS Jackson presented Doris Lowe with a 25 Year Length of Service award at her home in Baxter, KY.  Ms. Lowe began her volunteer duties Oct. 1, 1987, continuing a family tradition that dates back to the 1940s. Lowe’s father Homer Nolan was the official observer at the site for 47 years before turning it over to his daughter in 1987. Reporting daily temperature, precipitation, snowfall, snow depth and river levels, Doris and Homer have provided critical river and weather data for the Cumberland River at the confluence of the Poor, Martin and Clover Forks between Pine Mountain and the Cumberland Mountain Plateau.

Doris Lowe is Presented with a 25 Year Length of Service Award
by Warning Coordination Meteorologist Tony Edwards


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