Donald Dumont, a Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Caribou, talks about why the NWS has local offices around the country, how weather forecasting has changed over time, how the NWS is using social media to help the United States be a "weather ready nation," and how one Facebook post from the Caribou office got viewed by 53 million people.
Follow the NWS Caribou Office on Twitter at @NWSCaribou and on Facebook. Access weather forecasts for eastern, central, and northern Maine at www.weather.gov/car.
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