Weather agency ends furloughs as deadly tornadoes strike Okla.

By Elise Viebeck – 06/01/13 12:31 PM ET

The agency in charge of the National Weather Service will no longer furlough employees under sequestration.

The announcement from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) came late Friday as severe tornadoes struck the Oklahoma City area, taking nine lives.

The deadly storms came less than two weeks after a major twister hit Moore, Okla., killing 24 people. Continue reading “Weather agency ends furloughs as deadly tornadoes strike Okla.”