BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — Welcome back to Science Sundays! Every week you have 23ABC's Meteorologist Brandon Michaels and I here talking about the weather we are experiencing and the weather we are expecting, but there's another environmental scientist out there working to keep you safe, and that's NWS Incident Meteorologist Rob Rickey on the front lines of the French Fire burning west of Lake Isabella. 23ABC's Veronica Morley met up with him earlier this week to talk about the scientific instruments he is using in that remote area to forecast the fire weather each day for our crews, check it out:
Science Sundays: A Day in the Life of an Incident Meteorologist
- Learn more about his instruments.
- Learn more about weather balloons.
- Students can learn more about wildfire forecasting.
- Learn more about the impacts of wildfires.
- More advanced students can learn about atmospheric instability.
- Learn more about atmospheric stability and cloud development.
- Teachers & Homeschooling parents can also get numerous weather lessons for your young environmental scientists.
Plus, watch 23ABC's Veronica Morley's full story:
Meet the incident meteorologist helping keep fire crews safe at the French Fire