Meet a Met: Stewart Williams

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Stewart Williams @pgawxman1 University of North Carolina at Asheville, Meteorology On-site event meteorologist for professional golf Has been with DTN for 12 years What is your favorite part about being in MetOps? Working with a great group of people that have the same passion for weather as I do. What is the craziest weather event

How Do Mountains Affect Precipitation?

In basic terms, the two things needed for precipitation are moisture and lift. Temperature profiles and landmasses can also affect how much rain a region gets. Mountains can have a significant effect on rainfall. When air reaches the mountains, it is forced to rise over this barrier. As the air moves up the windward side of

Meet a Met: Aaron Studwell

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Aaron Studwell @RaceWeather University of Michigan, B.S. Aerospace Engineering Texas A&M University, M.S. Meteorology University of Houston, Ph.D. (candidate) Atmospheric Sciences DTN Marine Team Lead Has been with DTN 8 months with the acquisition of Wilkens Weather Technologies (7.5 years) What is your favorite part about being in MetOps? Working with and mentoring my direct

Meet a Met: Tanner Verstegen

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Tanner Verstegen @VerstegenWX University of Wisconsin-Madison – Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences DTN Energy Meteorologist Has been with DTN for 2.5 years How did you end up working at DTN? Heard about DTN at a conference and was thrilled with the variety of clients they serve, looked like an exciting place to spend my days. What

Meet a Met: Cody Fishman

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Cody Fishman @cody_fish21 Florida International University in Miami, FL – B.S. in Geoscience with a concentration in Atmospheric Science DTN Energy Meteorologist Has been with DTN for 2 years How did you end up working at DTN? I would email the DTN Meteorology Director occasionally asking about new job postings, and I also met with

The Sirocco Winds of the Mediterranean Sea

Over the central Mediterranean Sea, the strong south to southeast winds are known locally as Sirocco. These winds can significantly impact outdoor events, offshore operations, passenger ships, and local population centers. A Sirocco develops in response to low pressure moving east across the northern Mediterranean. The onset of this event typically occurs when a surface