Wednesday, June 5, 2019

When Meteorologists Saved The World

The Most Important Forecast the 
History of the Science of Meteorology 

An actual surface chart plotted on June 6, 1944.

With the 75th anniversary of D-Day Thursday, you may be interested in a piece I wrote in 2010, When Meteorologists Saved the World. It tells the story of the weather forecasts surrounding D-Day.

The brilliant Dr. Bill Hooke compares the forecasts for Hurricane Sandy and D-Day, here.

And, AccuWeather tells another part of the story, here.

The actual radio broadcasts on D-Day are here.

Franklin Roosevelt's D-Day prayer is here.

Finally, a fascinating article about the logistics of D-Day.

And, if you want to learn much more about D-Day, visit the Eisenhower Library in Abilene, Kansas. A story from Abilene on the 75th anniversary, here.

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