Month: February 2020

#10: Mike Smith

For 48 years, Mike Smith has been one of America’s most innovative meteorologists.

In September, he received a “Special Award for Lifetime Achievement” from the National Weather Association. Mike is a retired Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and retired Certified Consulting Meteorologists. He is the author of two books about storms and is currently working on his first fiction book. Mike has received more than 40 U.S. and foreign patents and is the author of far too many papers and popular articles to list.

Mike and his wife, Kathleen, live in Wichita. They have three grown children.

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#9: Bryan Busby

Bryan Busby is Chief Meteorologist at KMBC 9 News, and is also heard on News Radio 980 and 98.1 FM, KMBZ. He has the longest tenure of any of Kansas City’s chief TV meteorologists. He’s is considered one of the premier broadcast meteorologists in the country, and has served on the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Broadcast Meteorologists. He was also one of ten weathercasters showcased by the Weather Channel’s “America’s Forecasters” series.

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