Anatomy of the Weather

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Anatomy of the Weather

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November 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


This course will explain how a weather forecast is constructed, sharing the philosophy that AccuWeather applies to weather forecasting. Come to hear stories of some of the unique experiences that Dale Mohler has had as a weather forecaster, and some of the changes that have taken place in his field of work. We will consider together what we can expect in the future of weather forecasting.

About the instructor: Dale Mohler

Growing up in the 1960s and 70s in rural southeastern Pennsylvania, Dale Mohler witnessed several major weather events that prompted his interest in the weather. The 1966 blizzard and Hurricane Agnes were two significant weather events. He did a five minute weather discussion each day during the morning announcements in his senior year of high school. Dale graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. in meteorology. He began working for AccuWeather in 1981, and helped start the AccuWeather international forecasting department. He branched out into agriculture commodity weather forecasting in the mid-1990s. He has been the weather commodity forecaster for the Louis Dreyfus Corporation for the past 15 years.


November 19
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Dock Woods – Fisher Auditorium
275 Dock Dr
Lansdale, PA 19446 United States