The awards for Outstanding Service by a Weather Forecaster (Charles L. Mitchell and Exceptional Specific Prediction) are presented to individuals who, through performance of exceptional forecast service, have distinguished themselves and brought credit to their profession. The Society presents the awards in recognition of the great importance of weather forecasting to the public safety and well-being, and the valuable professional services provided by persons who are engaged in forecasting activities.
- The Charles L. Mitchell Award
The Charles L. Mitchell Award is given in recognition of long-term service by individuals engaged in weather forecasting activities.
- The Award for an Exceptional Specific Prediction
The Award for an Exceptional Specific Prediction is given to one or more individuals in recognition of an exceptional prediction of one or more significant events.