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Published by the Public Affairs Office at San Francisco State University, Diag Center.

#013--September 1999
Contact: Merrik Bush-Pirkle
phone: 415/338 -1665

SFSU Media Advisory

Expert available to discuss "Unusual" Thunderstorms

Dr. John Monteverdi, professor of meteorology at San Francisco State University, has studied severe thunderstorms for the last 15 years and is recognized nationally as an expert on their characteristics, particularly within California. He is a certified meteorologist who conducts research on unusual weather patterns in California, including "tornadic supercell" thunderstorms, El Nino and La Nina events, and other Bay Area weather and climate patterns.

Dr. Monteverdi is available to discuss this week's unusual storm and other current or historic California weather patterns by contacting him at:

SFSU Dept. of Geosciences: (415) 338-7728 (Day)
Home: (510) 653-4320 (After 5 p.m.)


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