Outstanding preformance from WKU in UGA forecast contest

Over this fall term students in Dr.Durkee’s Synoptic class forecasted weather each day for cities across the country and competed with meteorology majors from the university of Georgia, northern Illinois university and Mississippi state university. Overall Lee Campbell a blog author finished in first place overall in the precipitation category with Dustin Jordan and Kyle berry placing in the top five overall . WKU also the winner of the contest overall blog author Mitchell Gaines. These forecast contests allow students to better there forecasting abilities and gain experience in the field along with putting the program on the map.

Over the weekend confidence is high the clipper type system will track north of Bowling Green meaning little in the way for any snow while the bluegrass and northern KY get 1-3 inches. This cold pattern should hold for a few more weeks due to a – NAO. Regular posts will resume later today or this weekend.

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