, Nov. 30, 2015 -- Today, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes
(FLASH)® announced a call for nominations for the 2016 National Weatherperson of the Year Award
, an annual honor recognizing an outstanding weatherperson for leadership in promoting disaster safety and resilience.
The 2016 award will be presented at the FLASH Annual Conference
during a luncheon on Thursday, January 28 in advance of National Weatherperson's Day on February 5. Jim Cantore
of The Weather Channel
and former National Hurricane Center Director Max Mayfield
won the award in 2014 and 2015, respectively.