Alex Lamers is the Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service’s Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland. This is a new position at WPC since 2019 -- Alex is the first WCM at WPC, the national forecast center focused on the prediction of precipitation, including extreme rainfall and winter weather, and the overall national weather picture. Alex regularly engages with government and public safety partners, media outlets, and other interested users about WPC forecasts and their interpretation. He arrived at WPC in 2017 as a forecaster and primarily specialized in the prediction of extreme rainfall events from days to hours in advance. Alex has also previously worked as a liaison at NOAA Headquarters for NOAA's Satellite and Information Service (NESDIS), and as a meteorologist and forecaster in four local NWS forecast offices, including Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Norman, Oklahoma; Duluth, Minnesota; and Tallahassee, Florida.