the dedicated weather spotters of New England, on behalf of the
NEWX , thank you for your continuous efforts in live weather spotting.
You are all doing and continue to do a super job! Without your
help and reports we would not be the great group we are! Your
time and effort are much appreciated by the NEWX team.
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the scenes of the weather spotter group are a few individuals
who "pull it all together."
Ric Werme, the resident computer geek. My
weather interests go back to growing up in the northeast Ohio
snowbelt, augmented with a brush with a couple hurricanes, my
father's Navy flying weather books, and a lifelong love of playing
with water. My computer interests go back nearly as far, apparently
programming computers is what I was born to do. Here I get to
play with weather and software at the same time!
involvement here started started in a predecessor group where
I could read Gray Gray's hurricane forecasts, expanded with Jim
Corbin's concept of Snow Depth Days, and increased further when
I got a weather station that didn't come with Linux software.
Once I rectified that, then I wrote code to post my data to the
group, and now I'm in a phase to gather members' data and make
it conveniently available to all of us.
spotter from Framingham, MA and one of the group moderators. I'm
very excited to be a member of the WHDH weather spotter team.
My interest in weather goes back to 4th grade when I built my
first weather station for a science fair. My family knows exactly
where to find me during any weather event - either outside in
the middle of it or with my nose pressed up against the window.
I also love computers and have been working with them since the
first word processing system came out in the 1970s - back when
a word processor took up an entire room.
2000 I began my own company, A2Z
Word Works. Since that time I have learned to wear many hats.
They range from Web Designer to Managing Editor for a quarterly
nurse practitioner publication to Project Manager and Creative
Documentation Specialist for my largest client, First
Wellesley Consulting Group, Inc., a national consulting firm
specializing in mortgage and banking industries. I love the variety
and am thrilled to be able to add WHDH weather spotter to that
list and also to be a part of the team that made this web site
is currently a Computer Network Engineer and an active
weather spotter. He has been working in the technology field for
over 8 years. Derek has always been interested in weather and
stays very active in weather both professionally and as a hobby.
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