The State of the Weather
Presented by Beau Dodson, Chief Meteorologist, Weather Talks
In this unique presentation, Beau will be discussing some of the extreme weather events that have impacted our region over the last few years. He will share from his vast knowledge and experience on winter storm forecasting. He will provide insight into the difficulty of predicting forecasts of frozen precipitation in western Kentucky and southern Illinois.
A graduate of Mississippi State University, Beau began studying weather in our region when he was only 8 years old. He has been recognized on the floor of the House of Representatives in Kentucky as the recipient of the 2009 Kentucky Office of Highway Safety Award for Excellence. He is one of less than 200 people in the United States to have been awarded the Mark Trail Award in Washington D.C. He is the recipient of the Six Who Makes A Difference Award. He is also the recipient of the Caesar Fiamma Volunteer Service Award. Beau is a Kentucky Colonel!
Beau served ten years as a volunteer meteorologist for McCracken County Emergency Management and continues to assist the Rescue Squad when called upon. Beau was on the lead team that opened the largest American Red Cross Shelter in U.S. history at the Houston Astrodome following hurricane Katrina.
He is the President of the Shadow Angel Foundation, Chief meteorologist of WeatherTalk LLC, and is a local business owner in western Kentucky.
December 8, 2016 | 7:00 pm | 2nd Floor meeting room
All programs are free and open to the public.
For more information call 270-442-2510 ext. 117 or visit mclib.net/evenings