This bill orders a slew of studies and reports on weather to ensure that U.S. scientists are predicting the weather and disseminating information as quickly and accurately as possible. Forecasts are necessary for safety, industry, defense, and infrastructure — fund it.
This bill orders the National Weather Service and the Office of Atmospheric Research to jump through a bunch of hoops, in addition to their regular jobs. Should our forecasting system be improved? Sure. Does what we have now work? Yes.