Learn from the Experts

One out of four meteorologists in the United States attended Penn State. No wonder, then, that when many people think of weather, they think of Penn State!

Bill Syrett manages the Department of Meteorology’s Joel N. Myers Weather Center and teaches several meteorology courses. He has been at Penn State for more than 30 years, both as an employee and as a student, earning both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in meteorology from Penn State.

He has been a forecaster on Weather World and has been a Weather Camp instructor since its inception in 2001. Bill has been a “storm lover” since the age of five and never ceases to be amazed at the power of nature.

Jeff Warner is the associate director for outreach and orientation in Penn State’s Division of Undergraduate Studies, the former director of advising for the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, and an alumnus of the Department of Meteorology. Jeff worked for eight years in the Department of Meteorology with the Weather Communications Group, teaching students how to effectively forecast and communicate the weather. He also worked as a daily forecaster for the New York Times and the International Herald Tribune in addition to appearing regularly on the television program Weather World. Jeff was also co-director of the Weather Camp between 2007 and 2012.

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