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Get to know our Meteorologists...it’s National Weatherperson’s Day

Published: Monday, February 05, 2018 @ 12:07 PM
By: Breaking News Staff

Did you know February 5 is nationally recognized as National Weatherperson's Day?

Get to know the Stormcenter 7 team of Meteorologists a little more personally:

Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

I started storm chasing in my teens but my real “adventures” began while working in Kansas covering storms in tornado alley...

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Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs

What advice would you give someone wanting to go in to this business?

Connect with Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs on Facebook and Twitter.

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini

What would be a perfect day for me? Taking a long hike on a fall day...

Connect with Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini on Facebook and Twitter.

Meteorologist Brett Collar

I played hockey most of my life and have had quite a few injuries and TONS of stitches...

Connect with Meteorologist Brett Collar on Facebook and Twitter.

According to the National Weather Service, the day commemorates the birth of John Jeffries in 1744. Jeffries, one of Americas first weather observers, began taking daily weather observations in Boston in 1774 and he took the first balloon observation in 1784. 

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This is a day to recognize the men and women who collectively provide Americans, and those of us here living in the ever-changing weather climate of the Miami Valley, with the life-saving information we need to plan our lives.

Are you ready for more snow headed our way?

The Stormcenter 7 Team of meteorologists works 24-7 to analyze weather data and monitor the ONLY Live Doppler 7 radar right here in Dayton, and the National Weather Service radar in Wilmington, Ohio. 

Check the Stormcenter 7 team forecast 24-7, anytime, anywhere by downloading the free WHIO Weather App.