By Tony Pann
Have you ever wondered how to find a good weather forecast? Now your search is
This engaging and entertaining book takes a humorous, but detailed, look at one of the things we all take for granted every day: the Weather Forecast. The easy-to-understand book with glossary takes you behind the scenes and reveals the secrets involved in weather forecasting, from TV news to the Internet. After all, the #1 reason people watch a local TV newscast is for the weather, and one of the top five websites in the world is built for weather data!
Author Tony Pann has a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from Northern Illinois University and the AMS Seal of Approval. He has worked with WUSA 9 in Washington, D.C. since October, 2001. Before that, he spent eight years at WBAL in Baltimore, and also worked at WCBS in New York. Tony has been seen on the nationally-aired NBC “Weekend Today Show” and the “Weekend Early Show” on CBS. Tony’s wife, Mary Ellen, is also a TV meteorologist, working at FOX 43 in York, PA. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book support local charitable efforts.
Topper Shutt, Chief Meteorologist, WUSA TV, Washington, D.C.
A wonderful book for anyone interested in weather and forecasting, with a detailed, behind-the-scenes look at the world of television weathercasting.
Weather forecasts can be stereotypically inaccurate, but that’s a stereotype that’s dying. ” How to Find a Good Weather Forecast” is a guide to the world of weather predictions. Explaining meteorology, the careers behind it, how a weather forecast is produced, and the titular concept of finding a solid and reliably accurate weather forecast. ” How to Find a Good Weather Forecast” is informative and educational, and accomplishes more than it sets out to do.
Midwest Book Review – Dec ’08