Elliot Abrams, CCM, FAMS, MS

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Elliot Abrams
AccuWeather, Inc.
385 Science Park Road
State College PA 16803

814.235.8600 office
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Elliot Abrams, an AMS Member, a Fellow of the AMS, and an AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist, is Senior Vice President and Chief Forecaster for AccuWeather, Inc. in State College, Pennsylvania. He also is an individual member of the American Weather and Climate Industry Association. Mr. Abrams was born in Philadelphia in 1947. At the age of five, he became interested in weather when his father, a research chemist, built a barometer. He was a weatherman in his second grade class play and was blamed for rainy weekends in fourth grade. Mr. Abrams has B.S. and M.S. degrees in meteorology from Penn State University. In college he was a charter member of Chi Epsilon Pi meteorology honorary society. He is also a distinguished graduate of the United States Air Force Officer Training School. Mr. Abrams joined AccuWeather in 1967, and was a co-founder of AccuWeather's radio service in 1971. He is co-author of the On-Line With AccuWeather instructional program for junior and senior high school classes. He also is co-author of a college level text and workbook entitled Meteorology. Its second edition was published by McGraw Hill in 2003. Mr. Abrams is an AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist and holds AMS Seals of Approval for both radio and television. He received the 1993 AMS award for Outstanding Service by a Broadcast Meteorologist for decades of significant contributions to radio weather broadcasting and to weather education at all levels and also the 1994 AMS Charles Mitchell Award for outstanding and unique dissemination of weather forecasts to the nation's public by radio and television. Most of Mr. Abrams' work involves preparing and delivering dozens of radio forecasts and special reports to stations mainly in the northeast third of the nation, including WBZ, Boston; WINS, New York City; KYW, Philadelphia; and WBBM Chicago. In addition, he produces a blog and daily video for AccuWeather.com. Mr. Abrams has been an elected Township Supervisor for 25 years and is now serving as chair during his fifth term. He serves as chairman of the Executive Committee of the Pennsylvania Centre Region Council of Governments. In 2007, he received AccuWeather's s Community Service Award for this service. Mr. Abrams' wife of 39 years, Bonnie, recently retired after 35 years in teaching second grade. Their son Mike is an enterprise editor in the sports department of the New York Times, and son Randy is a Director and Analyst for Credit-Suisse in San Francisco.



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