MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — A Western Illinois University professor has won an award for the third time in seven years in a national meteorological forecast competition.
SYDNEY (AP) — About 2,000 Australians were being moved inland Thursday from part of the northern coast ahead of a powerful cyclone expected to hit this weekend.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sometimes in forecasting tornadoes, you can get everything technically right, and yet it all goes horribly wrong.
Three days before the killer Alabama tornado struck,...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump's appointment of a University of Oklahoma meteorologist as his top science adviser has been confirmed.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Kelvin Droegemeier Wednesday as director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Dozens of Trump nominees were approved by voice vote with most senators still away for their holiday break.
NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) — The former head of the Naval Meteorology and Oceanographic Command called attention to climate change during an extreme weather symposium at the University of Rhode Island.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Women in research meteorology have long been in the minority, said Pamela Heinselman, a supervisory and research meteorologist at the National Severe Storms Laboratory.
Heinselman is chief of Forecast Research and Development Division and manager of the Warn-on-Forecast Program. She also serves as an affiliate associate professor at the University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A longtime Pittsburgh television meteorologist has died.
WTAE-TV says Joe DeNardo has died Friday, though a cause of death was not disclosed. He was 87.
DeNardo was the face of the station's weather report for more than 45 years before he retired in 2005.
WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to weather, it's hard to sound scarier than "bomb cyclone."
It's a version of a real weather term that applies to a massive winter storm that pulled together off the U.S. Southeast coast. But as fearsome as the storm is with high winds and some snow, it may not be quite as explosive as the term sounds.
Meteorologists have used the term "bomb" for storms for decades, based on a strict definition, said University of Oklahoma meteorology professor Jason Furtado.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin has named Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier as Oklahoma's new secretary of science and technology.
Droegemeier is currently vice president for research at the University of Oklahoma. He is a regents' professor of meteorology and serves on Fallin's Science and Technology Council, chairing the academic research and development subcommittee.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In a state where the weather ranges from snow and ice storms to coastal flooding and hurricanes, South Carolina students can finally get a college degree in meteorology.
The Post and Courier of Charleston reports (http://bit.ly/2cJT8otDS ) that the College of Charleston has won approval to offer the major this year. IT's the first college in the state to offer the degree.