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Biographical data: Stephen F. Corfidi
February 1997
  • M.S., Meteorology, Pennsylvania State University, 1994
  • B.S., Meteorology, Pennsylvania State University, 1981
    ---Present Affiliation---
  • Lead forecaster, NWS/NCEP Storm Prediction Center (SPC, formerly the National Severe Storms Forecast Center), Norman, OK
    ---Previous Affiliations---
  • Forecaster, NWS/NCEP Hydrometeorological Prediction Center, Camp Springs, MD
  • Forecaster intern, Washington/Baltimore NWS Forecast Office, Camp Springs, MD
  • Student trainee, NWS Techniques Development Laboratory, Silver Spring, MD
    ---Other Information---
  • Member, National Weather Association
  • Member, American Meteorological Society, and Chairman, AMS Severe Local Storms Committee
  • Former Secretary, Treasurer and Chairman, Kansas City Chapter, American Meteorological Society (AMS)
  • Member, NWS Director's Advisory Committee on Forecast Operations
  • Author of several papers on operational meteorology
  • Designed permanent hallway displays at NWS/NCEP facilities in Camp Springs, MD and Norman, OK
  • Pennsylvania State University, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Centennial Fellow, 1996
  • U.S. Department of Commerce Silver Medal (as member of SPC team which handled 2 April 1982 tornado outbreak)