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This page contains meteorology expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on meteorology and related issues. Meteorology expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts. The issues and subjects these meteorology expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Forensic Meteorology, Lightning, Weather Reconstruction, Hail, Hurricanes, Rain, Severe Weather, Weather, Weather Preparedness, Flooding, Ice, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury, Property Damage, and Severe Thunderstorms.

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Thomas R. Piazza, CCM Weather Command/Murray & Trettel, Inc.

Meteorology - Past weather reconstruction, all weather related accidents, certified weather records and reports, weather graphics, expert testimony, slip and fall.
Certified Consulting Meteorologist. President and Chief Meteorologist, over 40 years experience providing warnings, general forecasts, weather analysis, reports, and studies to commercial users. Tom, an Aurora, IL native is a degreed meteorologist and has been with Murray and Trettel and Weather Command since 1975. Tom has more than 45 years of experience in the field of meteorology with more than 30 years in positions of management. In 1987, he was named President of the Operational Forecast Division. In 1991, he was named Executive Vice President of the Company and in 2001 he became the President and CEO. In addition to his administrative responsibilities as President, Tom earned the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) designation, earning CCM # 661 in 2010. He provides expert testimony and reports for a variety of legal cases. Tom is also the CIO of the company handling all aspects of information technology, computer systems and appl...

ELVIS Z. ASONG, PhD CLIMALOGIK INC.

Calgary, Alberta
Hydrology, Meteorology - Climate Change, weather forecasting, weather, climate change adaptation, forecasting, water, water resources, hydrological modeling, floods, droughts, statistics, environmental, disaster risk reduction, Northern, Infrastructure
Dr. Asong is a seasoned principal hydroclimate scientist with over 15 years of academic and professional experience in meteorology, climate change, hydrology, and water resources modeling. His background experience includes the areas of hydrometeorological forecasting, hydrological and climate change modeling, and water resources management. His practice includes integrating risks of weather and hydroclimate into the location, design, construction, and operation of key cross-sectoral northern infrastructure and resource planning. He is excellent at tailoring outputs of weather forecasting systems and climate models for critical and strategic local-scale adaptation planning efforts in data-sparse cold regions. His perspective lies in the thoughtful integration of science in solving challenging climate and water resources security problems of any space and time scales. He has led a range of hydrology and water resources modelling projects, and environmental impact assessments for ...

H. Michael Mogil, CCM, CBM, NWA Digital Media Seal How The Weatherworks

Naples, Florida
Meteorology, Slip Trip & Fall - forensic meteorology, weather expert, weather event reconstruction, property damage, personal injury, insurance claims, roof collapses, hurricanes, tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, lightning, snow, hail, wind, rain, hurricanes, lightning
H. Michael Mogil (CCM, CBM, NWA Digital Seal) is a seasoned meteorologist with nearly five decades of experience, three of which were within NOAA (NWS and NESDIS). This included severe thunderstorm and winter weather forecasting, warning, and preparedness. He has worked as a forensic meteorologist since the mid-1990's, handling a wide array of civil and criminal cases. Mike has honed his skills in local and regional meteorological data analysis, locating and using numerous weather data sets (both governmental and non-governmental), and crafting easy-to-understand, scientifically accurate, expert reports. He has even offered weather demonstrations in the courtroom to help judges, juries and attorneys understand key weather concepts. As a published author, Mike has written almost half a dozen weather trade books, published some 1500 weather articles (mostly online and in Weatherwise Magazine), created several educationally-focused cloud charts, and collaborated with the U.S. Postal ...

Mark D. McGinnis, CCM, CBM Fair Skies Consulting

Illinois
Meteorology, Slip Trip & Fall - Insurance Claims, Death, Sidewalk, Parking Lot, Hail Assessment, High Wind Analysis, Doppler Radar Analysis, Damage, Weather Preparedness, Weather Demonstratives, Ice, Rain, Snow Removal, Lightning, Workplace, Construction, Accident, Injury
Mark McGinnis, CCM is the owner of Fair Skies Consulting, LLC and one of a very small group of meteorologists to have earned the Certified Consulting Meteorologist and the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designations from the American Meteorological Society. Mark has over twenty years of experience forecasting, analyzing and communicating complex meteorological data including, tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards and derechos, to the public in a calm and friendly manner. After 20 years in Broadcast Meteorology full time, Mark now works part time as a fill in Meteorologist at WLS-TV ABC 7 in Chicago.

Thomas R. Piazza, CCM Weather Command/Murray & Trettel, Inc.

Palatine, Illinois
Meteorology - Past weather reconstruction, all weather related accidents, certified weather records and reports, weather graphics, expert testimony, slip and fall.
Certified Consulting Meteorologist. President and Chief Meteorologist, over 40 years experience providing warnings, general forecasts, weather analysis, reports, and studies to commercial users. Tom, an Aurora, IL native is a degreed meteorologist and has been with Murray and Trettel and Weather Command since 1975. Tom has more than 45 years of experience in the field of meteorology with more than 30 years in positions of management. In 1987, he was named President of the Operational Forecast Division. In 1991, he was named Executive Vice President of the Company and in 2001 he became the President and CEO. In addition to his administrative responsibilities as President, Tom earned the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) designation, earning CCM # 661 in 2010. He provides expert testimony and reports for a variety of legal cases. Tom is also the CIO of the company handling all aspects of information technology, computer systems and appl...

Morgan B Yarker, PhD, CCM Yarker Consulting

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Meteorology, Education & Schools - Forensic meteorology, data analysis, education, demonstration, severe weather, weather preparedness, PM2.5, ice, rain, snow, hail, wind
Dr. Yarker is a Certified Consulting Meteorologist with over 15 years of research experience. Prior work includes analyzing, evaluating, and educating the public about weather forecast models, analysis of PM2.5 air quality data, and developing educational materials and demonstrations to effectively communicate meteorology concepts.

Alicia C Wasula, PhD, CCM Shade Tree Meteorology, LLC

Cropseyville, New York
Meteorology, Hydrology - Weather Expert Testimony, Forensic Meteorology, Severe Weather, Weather Radar, Severe Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Weather Preparedness, Slip & Fall, Weather Related Accidents, Weather Reconstruction
Dr. Alicia Wasula, President of Shade Tree Meteorology, earned her Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Degrees in Meteorology at the University at Albany and recently earned her CCM as well. She developed a passion for severe weather and traveled to the Great Plains to study it in the field. She spent a summer in Norman, Oklahoma at the National Storm Prediction Center, doing research with Bob Johns, a prominent severe weather scientist. In graduate school, Alicia developed a skill for making difficult meteorological concepts understandable in the classroom. Alicia taught a variety of courses from upper level science to entry level courses for non science majors, earning praise for her communication style. During her post-graduate studies, Alicia continued to work closely with operational forecasters on research projects at the Albany National Weather Service Office and the the Storm Prediction Center on both her Master and Doctoral research projects. Alicia continues her passion for ...

Richard A Shema, CCM WeatherGuy.com, LLP

Lakeville, Pennsylvania
Meteorology, Maritime - Weather reconstruction, forensic meteorology, weather, marine meteorology, maritime, admirality law, weather routing, ship accidents, boating accidents, consulting meteorologists, tropical cyclones, hurricanes, tropical meteorology, extreme waves, oceanography, waves, marine insurance, insurance.
• Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) by the American Meteorological Society • Over 30 years experience in meteorology and physical oceanography • I am a U.S. Navy veteran with sea duty and therefore have firsthand experience in the effects of weather on operations • Past AMS board member that certifies CCM’s for technical knowledge, communication skills, and ethics • I provide quality testimony using the scientific method • My testimony is clear, concise, and technically complicated subjects are plainly described • Sound communication skills describing complex atmospheric processes are put into easily understandable words and presentations • My written testimony is quality controlled and peer reviewed to produce an error free report that stands up to scrutiny of cross examination • I keep abreast of the latest scientific developments in meteorology and physical oceanography by attending conferences, re...

David L Mitchell, PhD MET Associates

Dayton, Texas
Meteorology, Environmental - weather event re-construction, air dispersion modeling, forensic meteorology, expert weather testimony, air pollution, visibility, rainfall, hail, aviation accidents, marine accidents, severe storms, hurricane damage, wind analysis, tornado damage, wrongful death, property damage, personal injury.
Dr. David L. Mitchell is an authority on the numerical modeling of geophysical and atmospheric data with a Doctorate in Meteorology from Purdue University. Dr. Mitchell has over 35 years of technical modeling experience in industry and consulting. Dr. Mitchell is a Court Qualified Expert in Air Modeling and Forensic Meteorology. His business experience includes various research, project management and technical consulting positions with Conoco, Getty Oil Company, Texaco, Tenneco, British Petroleum, Leviathan Gas Pipeline LLP and IBM Corporation. Dr. Mitchell has extensive knowledge of Forensic Meteorology and has published his research results on the numerical modeling of atmospheric stability and convection. Dr. Mitchell is an expert in the field of Air Pollution Meteorology with over 30 years of experience with the mathematical modeling of wave propagation in elastic media, atmospheric fluid dynamics and air dispersion modeling. He has extensive knowledge of air pollution m...

Ryan Sullivan Sullivan Environmental Consulting, Inc

Alexandria, Virginia
Environmental - Meteorology, Applied Meteorology, Air Quality
Ryan Sullivan specializes in air quality and meteorological related assessments and has approximately 15 years of professional experience in the air quality/meteorology field. Ryan can provide support in terms of slip and fall-related litigation, meteorological related litigation, and air quality-related litigation, and other air quality and other meteorological assessments.

Douglas C. Stolz, PhD, CCM Cross Product Atmospheric, LLC

Seattle, Washington
Meteorology - Weather Reports, Weather Analysis, Weather Data Analysis, Weather Research, Insurance Claims Assessment, Severe Weather, Lightning, Flooding, High Winds, Climatology, Natural Hazards, Disaster Recovery
My name is Dr. Douglas Stolz, I hold a doctorate in atmospheric science as well as the certified consulting meteorologist seal of the American Meteorology Society. I have been practicing as a professional consulting meteorologist for four years; I currently own and operate Cross Product Atmospheric, LLC, a meteorological consulting firm based in Seattle, WA providing expert witness, forensic reporting, weather analysis, forecasting, technical development, and natural hazards training services for clients across the energy, technology, transportation, and insurance sectors. I have previously opined on severe weather event occurrence in the state of Washington. I am the current chair of the Association of Consulting Meteorologists Ethics and Standards Committee and liaison to the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Best Practices. Following Hurricane Maria (2017), I spent one hundred and twenty-five days in San Juan, Puerto Rico supporting the Shelter and Temporary Essential P...

Mark D. McGinnis, CCM, CBM Fair Skies Consulting

Waukesha, Wisconsin
Meteorology, Slip Trip & Fall - Insurance Claims, Death, Sidewalk, Parking Lot, Hail Assessment, High Wind Analysis, Doppler Radar Analysis, Damage, Weather Preparedness, Weather Demonstratives, Ice, Rain, Snow Removal, Lightning, Workplace, Construction, Accident, Injury
Mark McGinnis, CCM is the owner of Fair Skies Consulting, LLC and one of a very small group of meteorologists to have earned the Certified Consulting Meteorologist and the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designations from the American Meteorological Society. Mark has over twenty years of experience forecasting, analyzing and communicating complex meteorological data including, tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards and derechos, to the public in a calm and friendly manner. After 20 years in Broadcast Meteorology full time, Mark now works part time as a fill in Meteorologist at WLS-TV ABC 7 in Chicago.
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