Simon Brewer Meteorologist and Stormchaser
is a meteorologist, storm chaser, photographer, and videographer featured
in several television series and extreme weather related programs, most
recently "Storm Riders" on The Weather Channel. Simon was
born and raised in Dayton, OH. He moved West to study meteorology in
Oklahoma receiving his B.S. Degree in Meteorology from the University
of Oklahoma in the Spring of 2008.
chasing storms in the Fall of 1999. His passion for weather and photography
grew into a career as he now chases storms all over and even outside
of the United States. A few of the more intense weather events he's
documented include: the 2.5 mile wide Hallam, NE and 2.6 mile wide El
Reno, OK tornadoes, which are the 2 widest tornadoes in recorded history.
He's documented hundreds of tornadoes, thousands of storms, and 15 tropical
cyclones including Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Ike, and hybrid Superstorm
Sandy in his 15 plus years of storm chasing.
violent tornadoes and hurricanes, Simon also documents floods, hail,
blizzards, ice storms, wild fires, dust storms, volcanoes, earthquakes,
and astronomical events. He enjoys sharing his passion for weather and
nature with the world through his television shows, publications, blog,
website, and Twitter Feed. Several positive results of his chasing include
providing information to Meteorological researchers and organizations,
reporting helpful information during dangerous life-threatening events,
and sometimes providing assistance to storm victims, human and animal
alike. He also enjoys running, hiking, backpacking, and disc golf.
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