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16 February 2023

The Secret Behind Severe Thunderstorm Watch #33

NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch Wednesday afternoon, but this one was special. Severe Thunderstorm Watch #33 for parts of Oklahoma and North Texas was issued by NOAA’s Elizabeth Leitman. It was the FIRST NOAA watch issued by a woman at the SPC. Elizabeth Leitman has wanted to have this job since she was in middle school. Atmospheric physics is hard, but she did it and I …


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