Bob earned his B.S. Degree in Meteorology from the University of Wisconsin in Madison in 1979. He started his career in 1980 at Weather Central, a weather consulting firm based in Madison. While at Weather Central, Bob observed the debut of the first television graphics system based on a Apple 2C personal computer. Over the years at Weather Central he would witness the rapid development of new generations of these systems that revolutionized the television broadcast industry. Weather Central also provided broadcast services to WKOW-TV in Madison. Through the 1980s he presented weathercasts in the mornings and weekends, and then became the Chief Meteorologist in 1989, a position he has held ever since. Bob just began his 38th year at WKOW. Bob believes strongly in climate change education, and has given numerous presentations to school, civic, and faith based groups. He is a member of Citizen’s Climate Lobby, a non-profit and non-partisan organization focused on national policies to address climate change. Bob is married and has three children and two grandchildren.