National Weather Service Honors 
Newport Observer Lloyd Larson
with a 10 Year Length-of-Service Award

On July 15th, 2014 - Observing Program Leader Steve Carmel, of the National Weather Service office in North Platte - presented a 10 Year Length-of-Service Award, to Lloyd Larson of Newport.

At 800 AM CDT each morning, Lloyd Larson records the maximum, minimum, and at observation temperatures - along with measurements of precipitation, snowfall and snow depth, at his location in Newport, in Rock County. He began taking observations as a voluntary Cooperative Weather Observer, on September 19th, 2003. 

Lloyd Larsen is known for his wood working and craftsmanship.
 In the image above he has his "Official Nebraska Snow Gauge"

Lloyd Larson holds his 10 Year Length-of-Service Award and pin


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