an AMS Member,
is AccuWeather's manager of meteorological data,
responsible for acquiring new types of meteorological data from sources all over the world
and developing plans to integrate data elements into products.
He also develops software as part of a dedicated group of meteorologists in
AccuWeather's System Engineering department.
In addition, Mr. Porter is a broadcast meteorologist, appearing on AccuWeather.com,
The AccuWeather Television Network, and various television stations.
He has worked on projects ranging from improvements in the AccuWeather digital forecast
database to building specialized applications for a variety of clients.
Mr. Porter has particular expertise in systems used to process critical weather warning
A native of Connecticut, he has a B.S. degree in meteorology (2004), with a minor in
information technology, from Penn State University.
While at Penn State, Mr. Porter was fortunate to have the opportunity to get his start in
television on Penn State's nightly weather program, Weather World. He appeared on air
during major winter storms, severe weather outbreaks and in the days leading up to
Hurricane Isabel's effects on Pennsylvania in 2003.