Fire Weather Expert Witnesses

Fire weather expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on fire weather. The fire weather expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Hydrology and Meteorology.

Matthew J. Bunkers, Ph.D., CCM Northern Plains Weather Services, LLC

Rapid City, South Dakota
Meteorology, Hydrology - forensic meteorology, heavy rain and flooding, high winds, fog, severe storms, hail, tornadoes, winter weather, heavy snow, slip and falls, icing, fire weather, weather-related accidents, agriculture weather, lightning verification, radar, satellite, and applied climate and meteorology
I believe that my clients deserve to have accurate and reliable weather information. My clients include lawyers and industries of construction, insurance, mining, and power generation. I have worked on cases involving: • analyses of tornado/hail/wind (including derecho) damage to businesses, crops, people, farm property, and housing units for insurance-related claims/lawsuits, • climate and weather analyses for a mining operation, preventative planting insurance claim, crop spraying, and livestock operations, • rainfall recurrence interval analyses for flooding of homes, • snowfall and rainfall analyses for insurance protection claims for recreational events, • climate and severe weather documentation for construction delays and adverse weather days, • cloud cover/moonlight, rainfall, fog, and icing/snow/wind analyses for automobile accidents, • slips and falls related to snowfall, icing/refreezing, and freezing drizzle, • windstorm and drought analysis for a wildfire, • fire-weath...

Brock Burghardt, PhD, CCM Atmospheric, LLC

Wenatchee, Washington
Meteorology - Forensic meteorology, Weather analysis and forecasting, Decision support, Weather consulting, Education and training, Severe convective storms, Flash flooding, Winter weather, Fire Weather, Mountain meteorology, Weather observations, Numerical Weather Prediction, Accident site investigation
My name is Brock Burghardt and I am a Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) with the American Meteorological Society. I received my PhD in Atmospheric Science from Texas Tech University in 2017 and prior to that a MS in Atmospheric Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2013. I have 13 years of experience as a meteorologist and am a consulting member of the Association of Certified Meteorologists where I also serve on the marketing committee. My work experience has involved various roles as a researcher, developer, and forecaster for weather ranging from winter weather in the midwest, to severe storms across the southern plains, to mountain meteorology in the western United States.