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Helping Business Weather the Storm

Chris Kerr

Chris Kerr

Chris has over 10 years of experience as an Operational Meteorologist, and joined WDT in 2012 to start WeatherOps, focusing on outdoor event safety. He is now the Director of WeatherOps Forecast Services where he oversees the day to day operations of the department. Prior to WDT, most of his career was focused on Marine Meteorology, with areas of expertise including knowledge of worldwide ocean climatology, tropical storm forecasting, and both offshore and cross-ocean vessel forecasting. His prior marine weather skills helped to launch the Marine sector of WeatherOps in 2013. In his time with WDT/WeatherOps Chris has provided top-notch nowcasting and mid-range forecasting and has forged several strong relationships with key figures within the outdoor event industry. He has also performed on-site weather support for numerous outdoor festivals and high profile sporting events.

Recent Posts by Chris Kerr:

by Chris Kerr, on Mar 13, 2018 10:42:48 AM

A large winter storm located over the Plains will push eastward into the Great Lakes later today causing widespread travel issues. Periods of moderate to heavy snow will occur across …

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by Chris Kerr, on Feb 5, 2018 12:14:37 PM

A quick moving disturbance will move from the Central Plains and into the Midwest on Monday bringing a threat of snow. Ongoing snowfall across portions of Montana will gradually end …

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Topics:SnowPrecipitation

by Chris Kerr, on Jan 12, 2018 11:26:45 AM

A significant winter storm will continue to affect a notable portion of the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, and interior Northeast today into tonight, resulting in hazardous travel conditions. Heavy rainfall …

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Topics:Nowcast/Forecast

by Chris Kerr, on Jan 10, 2018 9:52:03 AM

A powerful winter storm will begin to affect the northern and central Plains and Upper Midwest later today. Light rain will fall across portions of the Midwest and into the …

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Topics:Nowcast/Forecast

by Chris Kerr, on Jan 9, 2018 9:59:34 AM

Heavy rainfall will occur across parts of California and the Southwest U.S. as a cold front tracks through the western U.S. Another area of rainfall will occur across Florida. Valley …

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Topics:Nowcast/Forecast

by Chris Kerr, on Jan 8, 2018 11:44:39 AM

A broad area of wintry precipitation is expected from the Tennessee Valley into the interior Northeast today. A frontal boundary pushing into the Gulf of Mexico will allow for thunderstorms, …

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Topics:Nowcast/Forecast