Gregory S. Forbes Biography
A native of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, Gregory S. Forbes is an American meteorologist working as The Weather Channel’s long-time severe weather expert.
He has a significant research background in the areas of severe convective storms and tornadoes.
Forbes went to Pennsylvania State University where he earned a B.S. degree in meteorology. He later joined the University of Chicago where he studied tornadoes and severe thunderstorms and received his M.S. and Ph.D.
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Forbes joined The Weather Channel (TWC) in 1999 as part of his research at Penn State and was a lead weather forecaster for numerous field research programs around the country.
Gregory has served as a field manager for the Project NIMROD. This program was the first to study damaging thunderstorm winds from downbursts and microbursts.
He went on to join the faculty in the Department of Meteorology at Penn State in 1978. While there, Forbes taught courses in weather analysis and forecasting, natural disasters, among other topics.
Forbes was on the development team of the Enhanced Fujita Scale which in 2007 replaced the original Fujita Scale from 1971.
He announced he would go into semi-retirement from The Weather Channel on July 6, 2018, but will be back during the spring “in limited capacity”. This decision was partly influenced by his “colon cancer scare” three years earlier.
Gregory S. Forbes Age
Forbes was born on August 22, 1950, in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, U.S. He is 70 years old as of 2020.
Gregory S. Forbes Wife
Forbes is a very private person when it comes to his personal life. As a result, has not disclosed any information regarding his marital status.
Gregory S. Forbes Salary
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Gregory S. Forbes Net Worth
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