TITLE

Weatherman

PUB. DATE
June 1962
SOURCE
New Yorker;6/16/1962, Vol. 38 Issue 17, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about Charles G. Knudsen, chief of the New York Weather Bureau. He has worked as a weather forecaster for major airports. He was also entasked by the U.S. Navy to teach meteorology during the Korean conflict. He describes the job of a weather forecaster and the challenges and hazards he has encountered.
ACCESSION #
26369022

 

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