Doug Cramer

  • Warning Coordination Meteorologist
  • National Weather Service Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA

Doug is the Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Prior to this position, he was a forecaster at the NWS office in Springfield, Missouri from 2002 to 2022, and at the Jackson, Mississippi office from 2000 to 2002. Doug has worked numerous tornado outbreaks and historical flash floods. Recently he provided support at the Tiger Island Wildfire Emergency Operations Center during the first 8 days of the wildfire. This fire grew to be the largest wildfire in Louisiana history.  Doug grew up on a farm in Kansas and graduated from the University of Kansas in 2000.


  • Emerging Threats against CI

    The ever changing nature of threats, whether natural, through climate change, or man-made through terrorism activities and insider threats, and coupled together with the latest challenges with cyber attacks from many directions, creates the need to continually review and update policies, practices and technologies to meet these growing demands. But what are those emerging threats, both physical and cyber, and how can we identify, monitor and manage their levels of potential damage?