Andy Hatzos is a forecaster with the National Weather Service in Wilmington, Ohio. He attended Central Michigan University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology in 2007. Andy started with the National Weather Service in White Lake, Michigan in May 2006, and moved to the Wilmington office in July 2007. Andy is a native of Berkley, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
Andy is heavily involved in information technology and outreach efforts for the NWS in Wilmington. He has participated in national evaluations and testbed experiments for new NWS software and warning technologies. He has also authored large portions of NWS Wilmington’s basic and advanced spotter training presentations.
Andy enjoys travel, photography, playing piano, and hockey. He has visited 681 counties, 58 high points, and been on 209 roller coasters.
The title of Andy’s topic is “On the Edge: QLCS Tornado Challenges and Characteristics”