Ken Graham is NOAA’s Assistant Administrator for Weather Services and the Director of the National Weather Service (NWS). He has served as the NWS Director since June 2022. As NWS Director, Mr. Graham is responsible for the overall leadership of the NWS and ensuring the day-to-day civilian weather operations for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters, and ocean areas. His strategic areas of focus include transforming the way Americans receive, understand, and act upon NWS information; ensuring NWS decision support services are equitably delivered across all communities, and advancing partnerships across the weather enterprise to reduce the impacts of extreme weather, water, and climate events.
● Director of NOAA’s National Hurricane Center
● Meteorologist-in-Charge at NWS forecast office in New Orleans
● Systems Operations Chief at NWS Southern Region Headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas
● Chief of Meteorological Services at NWS Headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland
● Meteorologist-in-Charge at NWS forecast offices in Corpus Christi, Texas and Birmingham, Alabama.
Graham earned a bachelor’s degree in atmospheric science from the University of Arizona and a master’s degree in geoscience from Mississippi State University.
Graham, a licensed HAM Radio Operator, is a member of the American Meteorological Society, the National Weather Association, and the International Association of Emergency Managers.
Felicia Combs is an on-camera meteorologist for The Weather Channel. You can find her talking about weather maps in the studio in Atlanta or reporting live in the field from all kinds of active weather across the country. Felicia’s passion is explaining how the weather will impact viewers’ daily lives in a meaningful way, especially when it comes to tropical weather. Her love of all things tropical comes from growing up in central Florida and living and working in South Florida. Before her time at The Weather Channel Felicia spent nearly a decade in local news. After graduating from The University of Central Florida with a degree in Broadcast Journalism she moved to Macon, Georgia for her first TV job and started pursuing her degree in Meteorology via Mississippi State’s well known distance learning program. That led her to weather jobs in Springfield, Missouri, West Palm Beach, Florida and Miami. Felicia looks forward to continuing to find new ways to connect with audiences in this world of ever changing weather and climate.
Dr. Greg Wilson
Dr. Greg Wilson has been developing technologies that advance our ability to detect and predict severe weather and environmental hazards for over 40 years. He served for over 22 years at NASA including overseeing the development of the Earth Observing System as Deputy Associate Administrator of the Mission-to Planet program at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC in the 90s.
Since then, Dr. Wilson has worked in the private sector moving advanced technologies into operations. He holds eight U.S. patents in use in commercial products and businesses worldwide and founded EarthCast Technologies in 2014. EarthCast is a real-time global Earth system monitoring and prediction company providing environmental intelligence products to clients who require mission critical solutions for difficult environmental challenges worldwide.
Albert Ramon is the chief meteorologist for CBS News Chicago, where he has held that position since October 2021.
Prior to CBS Chicago, Albert was chief meteorologist at the News Nation Cable Network based in Chicago.
Albert also spent more than a decade at KVUE-TV in Austin, Texas, where he also served as chief meteorologist. While in Austin, Albert won two regional Emmy Awards and several Associated Press Awards, including for Best Weathercast.
Before Austin, Albert worked in Corpus Christi, Texas, at the CBS affiliate, where he also served as a chief meteorologist.
Albert holds degrees in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University and in Communication/Media Studies from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
Albert has earned Seals of Approval from both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association.