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Offices in Tornado Alley Facing Weather Forecaster Shortage

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    Union documents show that as many as 500 positions nationwide at National Weather Service offices remain vacant, many of which are in the cities in the heart of tornado alley. The new staffing information was collected by weather service meteorologists concerned that staff shortages could lead to mistakes this summer. Until January, The NWS was under a 10-month-long hiring freeze triggered by budget cuts.

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