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 ...

Uccellini: Ensembles Increasingly Important

Uccellini: Ensembles Increasingly Important
Louis Uccellini, Director of NCEP and president-elect of the AMS, visited Happy Valley tonight. In his speech to PSUBAMS he discussed the evolution of forecast models and how those models performed in two recent notable winter storms. Uccellini says that the goal of any good computer model is to contain and minimize errors, which is ...

Eclipse Sparks Interest

Earlier in the week I posted a human interest/astronomy story on my website about the Bruins possibly clinching the Stanley Cup on a day with a Lunar Eclipse. That was interesting because the Red Sox also won the World Series on a day with a Lunar Eclipse in 2004 (see story). Apparently I wasn’t the ...