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Thunderstorm over Los Angeles

Mark Wimmer Bio

Mark Wimmer is a Graduate Student in the Geographic Information Systems and Technology Master of Science Program at the University of Southern California. Mark has a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from Penn State University.  He spent over 8 years in the military as a weather officer supporting various elements ranging from Air Force Air Wings to Army Special Forces units.  Mark is currently employed at Weather Services International (WSI) and is the Meteorologist-in-Charge of the Aviation Forecasting Group in Andover, MA providing enroute and terminal forecasts to airlines worldwide.

How Weather is Recorded

Automated Surface Observation Systems (ASOS) units are used to oberver the weather automatically.

Map of Montgomery ASOS