Dr. Gerry Bell, lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at NOAA Climate Prediction Center, discusses the 2012 hurricane season after a press conference in Miami. The Trump administration’s budget, released Tuesday, the proposal slashes funding at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the parent agency of the National Weather Service, by 16 percent.
Dr. Gerry Bell, lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at NOAA Climate Prediction Center, discusses the 2012 hurricane season after a press conference in Miami. The Trump administration’s budget, released Tuesday, the proposal slashes funding at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the parent agency of the National Weather Service, by 16 percent. J Pat Carter AP File
Dr. Gerry Bell, lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at NOAA Climate Prediction Center, discusses the 2012 hurricane season after a press conference in Miami. The Trump administration’s budget, released Tuesday, the proposal slashes funding at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the parent agency of the National Weather Service, by 16 percent. J Pat Carter AP File

White House budget aims to ‘slow’ gains in weather prediction, shocking forecasters

May 26, 2017 05:00 AM