Jeff Johnson Bids Farewell to NWS Des Moines

JeffJohnsonJeff Johnson, now former Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM) at the National Weather Service (NWS), Des Moines, Iowa, has departed to the NWS Office in Topeka as the new Meteorologist in Charge. He begins his new position today, Monday, September 22, 2014.

Jeff started his tenure at the NWS Des Moines office in 1992 and then became the WCM in 1994. While at the NWS Des Moines, Jeff experienced the 1993 and 2008 major floods, numerous tornado events including the Parkersburg EF5 tornado and too many winter storms to mention.

Over the years, Mr. Johnson developed many professional relationships with emergency managers, members of the media and many others in the weather and public safety sectors. He will miss working with them and he appreciates all of the support through the years.

“I bid all of my work colleagues and partners a fond farewell and all the best in the future” Jeff said when reflecting on his departure. If you wish to contact Jeff, please do so via e-mail at