Original NSSL logo, 1964

Congressional Record Entry

October 7, 2004    CONGRESSIONAL RECORD-SENATE    S10685


Mr. INHOFE. Mr. President, in Oklahoma, we know the importance of predicting and tracking severe weather. Each spring, during tornado season, people in Oklahoma brace themselves for dangerous storms. However, instead of hiding in the dark, like they used to do, today, they can depend on a stellar source for up-to-date, real-time information. The National Severe Storms Labs NSSL has played a vital role in providing research for predicting and tracking this harmful weather. In light of this, I rise today to recognize the 40th anniversary of the vital office of the NSSL within the Department of Commerce/National Oceanic and Atmoheric Administration, in Norman, Oklahoma.

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