Post Tagged with: "meteorology"

Alumni News | Zontini Starts at 1 a.m. to Get Dayton Ready to Go

Kirstie Zontini

Ohio University alum Kirstie Zontini ’11 usually gets to work around 1 or 2 a.m. She has weather forecasts, stories and graphics done long before most people’s alarms go off. And as coffee pots start to brew, folks can rely on her forecasts to help plan their days. She has […]

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April 28, 2019 at 1:56 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Lewis’ Forecasts Help Pilots, Forest Firefighters, Communities

Simone Lewis. left, at a Meteorological Symposium.

Ohio University meteorology alum Simone Lewis ’03 is a meteorologist for the National Weather Service, and her weather forecasts help pilots at multiple airports across the country make flying decisions. Lewis earned a degree in Geography-Meteorology, along with minors in Physics and Mathematics, from the College of Arts & Sciences. […]

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April 28, 2019 at 1:00 pmAlumni

Get Athens-Specific Weather Forecast from New Scalia Lab Website

Get Athens-Specific Weather Forecast from New Scalia Lab Website

Ohio University’s Scalia Laboratory—the only place to get current weather conditions and an Athens-specific forecast—just launched a new mobile-friendly website. “When we moved here, our house didn’t have internet service or even TV service. So every morning we called Scalia Lab at 593-1717 to get the forecast,” says Dr. John […]

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July 13, 2018 at 9:05 amNews

Meteorology Students Chase Storms in Tornado Alley, Featured in U.S. News

The group races east toward a supercell in the Texas panhandle, attempting to get ahead of the forward flank downdraft.

Eighteen meteorology students from Ohio University packed their bags and headed west to the Central and Southern Plains’ Tornado Alley. On the trip, students directly observe deep, moist atmospheric convection and its associated phenomena, including single-cell, multi-cell, and supercell storms, which can produce squall lines, hail, lightning, and tornadoes. The […]

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June 18, 2018 at 1:32 pmIn Class In the News Students in the News

Geography Alum Joins WDBR as Meteorologist in Louisville

Katie McGraw

WDBR posted a profile of its new meteorologist—Ohio University alum Katie McGraw ’12. Follow McGraw on Twitter. Connect with her on LinkedIn. She earned a B.S. in Geography-Meteorology from the College of Arts & Sciences. The first thing Katie ever wrote down in her first meteorology class was: “The number […]

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March 24, 2016 at 7:54 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Annual Meteorological Symposium, March 19

OHIO’s Seventh Annual Meteorological Symposium is Saturday, March 19, from noon to 5 p.m. in Walter Hall 235. The event is free and open to the public. It is hosted by the Ohio University Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (OUCAMS). Ohio University is one of two schools in Ohio […]

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March 1, 2016 at 7:30 pmEvents

Meteorology Club Named Top Chapter by American Meteorological Society

OUCAMS officers and chairs for 2014-15: Kelsey Britt, Ashley Maupin, Megan Jones, Jackie Fain, Chad Goergens, Morgan Wentling, Alex J. Vorst, Sarah Lemelin.

The Ohio University Chapter of the American Meteorological Society was named “Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year” by the American Meteorological Society. This award is given annually to the top student chapter that excels in education, outreach, and community service. The citation the OHIO meteorology club reads: “For its commitment to […]

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October 14, 2015 at 9:51 amNews