WFO Caribou Welcomes New Intern

By: Sonia Mark Flechtner


WFO Caribou welcomes our latest edition, a Meteorologist intern named Derrick Weitlich.  Derrick was born in 1981 in St. Joseph, Missouri. He attended Lafayette High School and graduated in the top 10 percent of his class. Afterwards, he went to the University of Missouri-Columbia where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Atmospheric Science and a minor in Mathematics. While at MU, he received several honors including induction into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Golden Key International Honor Society, and Gamma Sigma Delta. He was an active member of the local AMS chapter at MU and held the positions of Activities Chair and Secretary throughout his membership there. He then continued his education at Florida State niversity and obtained his M.S. in Meteorology under the supervision of Dr. Carol Anne Clayson.


Derrick has held several positions in the meteorological field including working as an agricultural forecaster, MU campus weather forecaster, weather map curator, Atmospheric Science undergraduate research assistant, and a volunteer at the Tallahassee NWS office.


Welcome Derrick!



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