Bruce Glenn Thomas, BS, CBM

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Bruce Glenn Thomas
Midland Radio Corporation
5900 Parretta Drive
Kansas City, MO 64120-2134

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Bruce Thomas, an AMS Member, and an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist, is Chief Meteorologist and National Spokesperson for Midland Radio Corporation in Kansas City, Missouri. He has held this position since 2004. Mr. Thomas has been recognized by the Department of Commerce with the Mark Trail Award for outstanding service promoting All Hazards NOAA Weather Radio nationally. Prior to his work with Midland Radio, Mr. Thomas spent almost two decades as a broadcast meteorologist. He has worked throughout Tornado Alley, at television stations KBTX in Bryan/College Station, KCEN in Waco, and KCTV in Kansas City. Mr. Thomas is active in the AMS, where he has served as chairman of the AMS Local Chapter Affairs Committee and as a member of the AMS Board for Private Sector Meteorologists. Mr. Thomas is also active in the National Weather Association. He is the 2012 NWA President Elect and previously served as NWA Vice President and NWA Council member. Mr. Thomas attended Mississippi State University from 1979-1983 and majored in geosciences before transferring to the Metropolitan State College in Denver where he received a BS degree in broadcast meteorology in 1986. Weather observing and forecasting have been his life's passions. As a child, he experienced tremendous floods, hurricanes and tornadoes in his home state of Mississippi. Weather safety and education continue to be a major priority for Mr. Thomas. He has worked on several hurricane safety campaigns in the Gulf Coast states and has helped create two documentary programs on the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina.

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