Meet a Met: Stewart Williams
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 you’ve experienced personally?
A tornado hit my neighborhood several years ago.
What is the craziest weather event you’ve helped a client with?
I have helped with all aspects of weather including, snow, tornadoes, hurricanes, severe weather, high wind, and flooding.
What has been your most exciting day on the job?
I forecasted a snow event in at a large professional golf tournament in Tucson, Arizona. It actually snowed 2-3 inches that day.
Any fun weather facts you’d like to share?
Lightning can be 3-5 times hotter than the surface of the sun.