Acting NOAA Administrator Neil Jacobs said "nobody's job is at risk" after National Weather Service forecasters in Alabama contradicted President Trump's claim last week that the state would be hit hard by Hurricane Dorian. Jacobs delivered a keynote speech Tuesday at the National Weather Association's annual meeting in Huntsville, Ala. He defended a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration statement issued Friday that was widely seen as backing the president, but he also expressed support for the National Weather Service and its forecasters. The unsigned statement from the NWS's parent agency was meant "to clarify the technical aspects" of Dorian's potential impact, Jacobs said. "What it did not say, however, is that we understand and fully...
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NOAA Head: 'No One's Job Is Under Threat' Over Trump's Disputed Tweets About Alabama