Michael Stewart

Michael is a graduate of the University of Georgia's Atmospheric Sciences program, obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography with a certificate in Atmospheric Sciences in the spring of 2016. He served as the former President of the University of Georgia's local chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) during the 2014-2015 year and is currently an active member of the national American Meteorological Society. Michael participated in a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded research program at the Pennsylvania State University. There, he used the numerical weather prediction model, Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF), to research chemical dispersion in the boundary layer. He is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree at the University of South Carolina under the supervision of Dr. April L. Hiscox. His research will focus on boundary layer meteorology and modeling atmospheric dispersion. Although Michael appreciates all kinds of weather, he holds a certain fascination with convective storms and numerical weather prediction.

Athens, GA Weather for Monday, June 19, 2017

Isolated afternoon thunderstorms marched across the area once again. #GAwx This evening will be like last night will the decrease in storms with sunset, but how is tomorrow shaping up? Also, some tropical activity could bring some added moisture to the area Tuesday. What does this mean for your upcoming week? How about this year’s Athfest? There’s a jam packed post below answering your questions:

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