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The Future of Forecasting: Building a Stronger U.S. Weather Enterprise

Subcommittee on Environment Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019 Time: 02:00 PM Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

Opening Statements

Chair Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX) of the Subcommittee on Environment

Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) 


The Honorable Neil Jacobs, Ph.D., Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Environmental Observation and Prediction, performing the duties of Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) [Truth in Testimony]

Dr. Louis Uccellini, Assistant Administrator for Weather Services and Director of the National Weather Service, NOAA [Truth in Testimony]

Dr. Shuyi S. Chen, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington [Truth in Testimony]

Dr. Christopher Fiebrich, Associate Director of the Oklahoma Climatological Survey and Executive Director of the Oklahoma Mesonet [Truth in Testimony]

Mr. Rich Sorkin, CEO, Jupiter Intelligence [Truth in Testimony]

Documents for the Record

AIA Letter on the Importance of the Future of Our Nation's Weather Enterprise