Meet a Met: Stewart Williams

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.