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Jason Samenow

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Weather Editor — The Washington Post
As seen in: The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, The Independent, SFGate, The Boston Globe, Sydney Morning Herald, Newsday, Houston Chronicle and 85 more
Covers:  space weather, climate change, global warming, weather, astronomy
Doesn't Cover: economic development, sustainable food

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Biography

A native Washingtonian, Jason Samenow has been a weather enthusiast since age 10 (1987). At the University of Virginia, he earned a degree in environmental science, focusing in atmospheric science. He went on to earn a master’s degree in atmospheric science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison ...

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@JSamenow — 298 followers, 39 tweets

Nov 19, 2015

@ericfisher funny. Dentist other day asked about winter outlook & whether I believed in global warming while in chair. Don’t understand it!

Nov 19, 2015

@afreedma @cohan_ds @EricHolthaus @ryanhanrahan @shawnmilrad bingo. sweeping overgeneralization nails it. a lot of article well done tho :)

Nov 19, 2015

@EricHolthaus @afreedma @ryanhanrahan @shawnmilrad graph proves me point. we're catching up to where we're supposed to be based on models.

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Awards

GQ: 50 most powerful people in Washington

2012
Via GQ: " The Washington Post forecasting outfit is made up of fifteen "degreed meteorologists and/or hard-core weather geeks (typically both)," says weather editor Jason Samenow. Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau checks CWG "obsessively," and he's not alone. The Gang pride themselves on putting weather into plain English ("The temperature is right, the damp is wrong. Today is a 10 for mushrooms!") and embrace the oddball YouTube clips a town full of wonks will love."