FOX 26 METEOROLOGIST JOHN DAWSON CELEBRATES NATIONAL METEOROLOGIST DAY!

WHEN WILL IT BE NATIONAL BLOGGERS DAY?

Did you even know there was a National Meteorologist Day? Well, apparently John Dawson and all the weather guys around town knew. John even received a basket from a fan. When will there be a National Insite or Reporter or Blogger Day. My time is coming. Here’s more about the national holiday:

Today marks the anniversary when, in 1870, the U.S. Congress sent legislation for President U.S. Grant’s signature forming a telegraphic weather service within the U.S. Army Signal Service. This organization is a predecessor to the present National Weather Service. The day has been said to also commemorate the birthday of John Jeffries in 1744. He was one of America’s first weather observers, taking daily weather observations in Boston starting in 1774. Jeffries also took the first balloon observation in 1784. (Historical weather information courtesy of the AMS DataStreme Atmosphere website.)