Category Archives: B.S. Meteorology degree

Wet Start to the Weekend

A slightly wet start to today, but the rain will end around the mid-afternoon. Temperatures today will hover in the mid to upper 50’s while tonights low will dip down into the mid 30s. As for the rest of the … Continue reading

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Rainy start to the week

An approaching system to our west is bringing with it Gulf moisture. Clouds will begin to build into the area as the afternoon approaches bringing with it the increase in precipitation later tonight. High today will be in the mid … Continue reading

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WKU Meteorology blog makes Top 50 list

The WKU Meteorology blog was includedĀ in a list of “50 Scholarly Blogs for Climate Science Students” put together by the website Onlinecollege.org. The WKU Meteorology Blog was among 22 “Climate, Weather, and Meteorology blogs” that made the list, which can … Continue reading

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Meteorology major wins regional research award

Astrid Suarez Gonzalez, a junior Meteorology major in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, was honored last weekend by the Kentucky-West Virginia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation.

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Meteorology major to intern with MRCC

Tony Bedel of Florence, a junior meteorology major in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, has been awarded a summer 2009 internship at the Midwest Regional Climate Center (MRCC) in Champaign-Urbana, Ill.

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WKU Meteorology student receives internship

Astrid Suarez Gonzalez, a junior Meteorology major in the Department of Geography and Geology, was recently awarded a summer 2009 research internship at the National Weather Center (NWC) in Norman Oklahoma. Astrid was one of 10 students chosen from a … Continue reading

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2009 SCEP season is open

The NWS has announced that they are receiving applications for the 2009 SCEP. Anyone with an interest in working for the NWS after graduation should make sure to complete the application. All materials are due by March 5, 2009. Students … Continue reading

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Paid summer internship at AccuWeather

AccuWeather, Inc. in State College, PA is offering a full-time paid summer internship this summer. The deadline is February 6th so apply quickly. The link can be found here. Click “Internship” and “Forecast Intern” to apply.

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Meteorology is a top-rated job!

Not only is Meteorology a high-paying job, but the Wall Street Journal reports that it is also one of the top 20 jobs in the United States. The methodology was based on job stress, income, environment, employment outlook, and physical … Continue reading

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Meteorology is a high-paying job

According to CareerBuilder.com, meteorology is a high-paying job (average salary $68,000) with decent growth potential (11%) over the next decade. See here for the entire article.

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