Norman NOAA Communications & External Affairs: Susan Cobb
Susan Cobb is a Meteorologist and Communications Manager at the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL). Her mission is to communicate NSSL’s science to people of all ages and levels of understanding. Susan manages NSSL’s web content and social media accounts, writes and designs fact sheets used by the public and Congress, and writes articles for a variety of audiences.
Susan first worked at NSSL as an undergraduate meteorological assistant for four years while attending the University of Oklahoma. After graduating with her B.S. degree in meteorology and a minor in communications, she worked for a private company providing forecasts to aviation, construction, transportation and local government customers. Susan learned to create weather forecasts for locations all over the world.
Susan is a member of the American Meteorological Society, the National Weather Association, and the National Association of Science Writers. She has co-authored a published paper on microburst precursors, written many articles for NOAA and NOAA Research, and has provided technical writing and editing for several textbooks.
Susan is married and is mom to three boys, all taller than she is.