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 Friday-Saturday, August 18-19, 2017

It was a hot one today, but Athens stayed dry. #GAwx Tomorrow brings a better chance for rain with an approaching cold front. And given the high levels of moisture in the atmosphere, those that do see a nice afternoon storm could see a decent amount of rain over a short period. How is Saturday shaping up? What are the current thoughts on Monday’s total solar eclipse? Details here!

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