Meteorologist, 27 years' experience. Formerly CNN, USAF. Focus on severe convective weather, Doppler radar. Native Oklahoman. Green thumb, love the ocean!

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@seanmorrisWX — 1,477 followers, 969 tweets

IMO @NOAA weather radios are the most reliable way to receive warnings. Mobile apps are great for backup but there could be delays during severe weather due to power and Internet outages or even cell tower outages. They are a life-saving investment. #gawx 
RT @WeatherdotUS: #ECMWF forecast maps show an impressive #AtmosphericRiver event in S #CAwx this week. Deep plume of moisture arrive…
RT @KatieWallsWSB: Scattered rain will build in this evening, overnight, and during the AM commute. The AM round, however, won't be se…
RT @DChandleyFOX5: Enjoy Sunday, because Monday will be a Storm Alert Day. While there will be showers in the morning, we could see t…
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Peabody Award

CNN provided unmatched coverage of the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina before and after it made landfall on Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, displaying once again its power as a breaking news network and the premier source for news and updates long after the U.S. Gulf Coast felt the full force of the hurricane. As a demonstration of its power as more than a television news organization, CNN's coverage took broad steps beyond television and cable news. Through CNNRadio and CNN Newsource, CNN provided important news and report packages to its numerous affiliates in the region and elsewhere. provided extensive online coverage of the disaster as well, servicing more than 33.2 million videos and more than 572 million page views within the first week of the tragedy. CNN also offered public service journalism through the creation of a "Victims and Relief Desk," which aired segments and posted resources in an attempt to link those left stranded with relief efforts. The special desk received more than 32,000 e-mails within two weeks of its start on Wednesday, Aug. 31.

Peabody Award

CNN‘s coverage of this massive man-made disaster demonstrated the full potential of a highly developed news organization. Events such as the Deepwater Horizon failure can rarely be precisely defined, encapsulated or analyzed as singular occurrences. Rather, they expand, ripple into the lives of individuals and communities and extend through layers of science, economics, sociology and culture. Explanations require organizations capable of matching a bewildering array of developing consequences. CNN was such an organization on this occasion. Crews were the first to charter boats near the Deepwater rig, the first to document spreading oil and dispersants with submersible technology. CNN broadcast BP‘s own video of the gushing oil. Exclusive interviews gave voice to those involved, from BP executives to survivors of the explosion. Larry King anchored a two-hour telethon in support of individuals and communities. CNN viewers created more than 2,000 video suggestions for solutions. These broadcasts, capturing events as they unfolded, were matched by analysis and commentary in the days and weeks following. CNN crews and reporters documented, presented and explained the scale of the disaster with images as intimate as a hand dripping with oil, as massive as a giant rig belching smoke and flame. For providing precise detail and complete context related to a tragic disaster, CNN‘s Coverage of the Gulf Oil Spill receives a Peabody Award.