Burlington Bound

Burlington Bound
I am thrilled to announce that later this month I will begin a new job at FOX 44/ABC 22 in Burlington, Vermont! In my new role I will be the weekend meteorologist and weekday reporter, mainly focusing on environmental topics. Being able to stay in New England is really fantastic. I cannot wait to start ...

Centre County Report Honored

Centre County Report Honored
The Centre County Report, a student-produced newscast at Penn State, recently won top honors at the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts. The November 2012 newscast, boasting the latest coverage of the Sandusky Scandal and Hurricane Sandy, was named Student Newscast Best of Festival. I worked as the Centre County Report meteorologist during the ...

Reflecting on Record Storm

Reflecting on Record Storm
The Blizzard of 2013 produced Boston’s fifth largest snowfall on record. The storm resulted in widespread moderate coastal flooding and prolific power outages across Southeastern Massachusetts. Fortunately, Hingham’s power outages were limited. I was quoted in an article written about how Hingham Light kept the power on. Read it here. I was also quoted in ...

Bracing for a Blizzard

Bracing for a Blizzard
It has been years since Southern New England saw a major winter storm, but that is about to change as a likely blizzard barrels towards Boston. Ahead of the storm interest has been quite high. My thoughts on the storm have been used in several Boston Globe and Hingham Patch articles. > Hingham to Declare ...

Now Blogging on Hingham Patch

Now Blogging on Hingham Patch
While regular posts continue at HinghamWeather.com, I’ve recently started blogging for Hingham Patch as well. The hyperlocal news website has long asked me for the occasional comment or forecast during major weather events, but these posts will be written by me on a regular basis. I will try to highlight interesting weather topics, or answer ...

AMS in Austin 1

AMS in Austin
I was fortunate enough to attend the 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, held this past week in Austin, Texas. Some 3,000 meteorologists, including myself, packed the city’s convention center to mingle and learn about meteorology’s hot topics. Here’s just a brief overview of some things that most interested me. Being a major ...

Hello, Reality

Hello, Reality
In what seems like the blink of an eye, my college career is over. Last week I graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a degree in meteorology. My 3.5 years in Happy Valley were terrific. Not only did I study in one of the nation’s top meteorology programs, but I also obtained valuable on ...

Historic Sandy Provides Unique Learning Experience

Historic Sandy Provides Unique Learning Experience
Hurricane Sandy was a historic storm for much of the Northeast. As a meteorology major graduating in December, this storm presented several opportunities. First of all, the shear meteorological factor was remarkable. Being able to forecast a historic storm like Sandy amongst some of the best professors in our field was terrific. Secondly, as a ...

Final Thoughts on NWA Meeting

Final Thoughts on NWA Meeting
Although the 2012 National Weather Association meeting wraps up today, my last day at the conference was Wednesday. In my last few sessions at the conference, several more interesting points were discussed. First of all, the National Weather Service’s Central Region provided preliminary results from the new impact based warnings used this summer. The new ...

NWA Day 2: Visible Satellite at Night Possible

NWA Day 2: Visible Satellite at Night Possible
Another busy, but very interesting day is wrapping up at the National Weather Association meeting in Madison. The highlight of today may have been details regarding VIIRS data available to the National Weather Service. That satellite data now includes a new ‘night band’, essentially allowing for a visible satellite image at night. Traditional visible satellites ...