NWS Huntsville Receives Awards For April 27th, 2011 Tornado Outbreak


Department of Commerce Award


On January 8th, 2013 at the Department of Commerce Honors Awards ceremony in Washington DC, NWS Huntsville received a Department of Commerce Silver Medal.  This Award was for "Exemplary customer service and extreme dedication to duty in the face of unprecedented challenges during April 27, 2011 Super Outbreak" (top left). The award for the NWS Huntsville office was accepted by Brian Carcione and David Nadler (top right). This award was a joint award shared with the NWS Jackson and NWS Birmingham offices.

American Meteorological Society Award

On January 6th, 2013 at the annual American Meteorological Society conference in Austin TX, NWS Huntsville received an award for Exceptional Specific Prediction for the April 2011 tornado outbreak. This award is shared with the NWS Jackson and NWS Birmingham offices. The award was accepted by Alan Gerard of NWS Jackson MS on behalf of NWS Huntsville AL.

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