The National Weather Service (NWS) in Albuquerque is one of 144 offices and support centers across the US whose primary mission is to provide forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property. Learn about the science behind weather events in New Mexico. See how they use numerical guidance and forecast products including the watch-warning program to keep us weather-wise. Due to COVID-19 we can’t take an in-person tour, but Kerry Jones brings the tour to us.

Kerry Jones, meteorologist in charge, leads the NWS vision of the Weather-Ready Nation. Jones has worked at various NWS offices for nearly 30 years and regularly speaks on a wide range of meteorological topics and emergency preparedness.