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Topic - Jack Hayes
The head of the National Weather Service has suddenly retired and the agency is seeking an emergency $35.6 million from Congress because of allegations of financial mismanagement and money shifting within the agency.
Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker's communications director has resigned.
America's wild weather year has hit yet another new high: a devastating dozen billion-dollar catastrophes.
America smashed the record for billion-dollar weather disasters this year with a deadly dozen _ and counting.
America smashed the record for billion-dollar weather disasters this year with a deadly dozen - and counting.
This crazy year of weather extremes has tied another record: this one for most billion-dollar weather disasters
Business, academic and environmental leaders are stressing the importance of weather satellites in an era of tight federal budgets.
As residents of Joplin, Mo., and surrounding towns dug out Monday from the latest devastating storm to pummel the American heartland, weather researchers said recent atmospheric patterns have produced a recipe of disaster for Americans in the South and Midwest.
Rescue crews dug through piles of splintered houses and crushed cars Monday in a search for victims of a half-mile-wide tornado that killed at least 116 people when it blasted much of this Missouri town off the map and slammed straight into its hospital.
Spring flooding has already begun and the worst is yet to come, with the greatest danger in the Northeast and Midwest, government forecasters said Thursday.
"Bill has provided superb leadership at the National Hurricane Center as 63 tropical systems formed across the Atlantic basin, including two of the more active seasons on record," said Jack Hayes, director of the National Weather Service. "Bill's departure leaves a noticeable void to fill."
Mr. Hayes, a meteorologist since 1970, said he has never seen a year for extreme weather like this, calling it "the deadly, destructive and relentless 2011."