Federal shutdown would not affect National Weather Service

DCF 1.0If the Federal government shuts down at midnight tonight, rest assured you will continue to receive weather alerts from the National Weather Service. According to a blog by the “Capital Weather Gang” at the Washington Post, the 3,935 employees of NOAA’s National Weather Service would continue working. Excluded in the shutdown are “Emergency operations that protect against a significant and imminent threat to the safety of human life and property”

 

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This post was written by qni_it on September 30, 2013

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