A National All Hazards Warning System
Implementing the Vision with NOAA Weather Radio and EAS

Gregory L. Noonan
Warning Applications Meteorologist
Central Region Headquarters, National Weather Service

June 16, 2004

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Gregory L. Noonan is the Warning Applications Meteorologist at the National Weather Service's Central Region Headquarters in Kansas City, MO. In addition to overseeing the warning applications used by Weather Service forecasters across the central region, he also handles product delivery and dissemination issues, as well as weather radar.

Noonan earned a bachelor degree in atmospheric science from the University of Kansas and joined the Weather Service as an intern at the Wichita office in June 1991. He became a journeyman forecaster at the Wakefield, VA., office in 1994 and returned to Wichita as a lead forecaster in January 1996. He joined Central Region Headquarters in October 2001, assuming far-reaching responsibilities focused on regional and national dissemination programs such as the NOAA Weather Radio and the Emergency Managers Weather Information Network (EMWIN). In 2002, Noonan received the Isaac Cline Award, the National Weather Service’s highest honor, in the program management and administration category.