Meteorolgist Bob Rose
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Bachelor of Science in Meteorology 1979.
Jan 1995 to Present Chief Meteorologist, Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin, Texas
Responsible for the daily forecast of weather conditions and temperatures affecting the Lower Colorado River Authority’s power generation, electrical transmission, flood control and water supply operations.
Produce a daily weather blog about Central Texas weather: http://www.lcra.org/water/conditions/weather/weather_column.html
Write daily operational weather briefs to keep all departments of LCRA apprised of expected weather conditions.
Provide advance notice significant weather event e mails to emergency management officials, county judges along with city and state agencies.
Present a bi-weekly video weather blog about Central Texas weather. Give numerous talks to various civic groups and organizations about the weather.
Provide regional weather information to a number of newspapers and media outlets across Central Texas.
Feb 1988 to Jan 1995 Meteorologist, KVUE-TV (ABC), Austin, Texas
Responsible for the morning and midday newscasts for 4 years, weekend newscasts for 3 years.
Prepared a weekly astronomical report called Skywatch, and did occasional science and environmental reporting.
Sep 1978 to Jan 1988 Weekend Meteorologist, KBTX-TV, Bryan, Texas (ABC/CBS). Responsible for the forecasting, preparation and presentation of the 10 PM weekend weathercasts.
Member, American Meteorological Society. TV Seal #501, AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist.
Member, Austin-San Antonio chapter, American Meteorological Society
Currently serving on the Board for Private Sector Meteorology with the American Meteorological Society
A regular contributor to the National Drought Monitor.
Member of the Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (SCIPP)
Travis and Williamson County Coordinator for CoCoRaHS