(from Sun-Sentinel.com) – Today’s forecast calls for heat and humidity, but look closer, there’s another weather trend developing: the rise of morning women meteorologists.
Of the six network-affiliated, English- and Spanish-language TV stations in the Fort Lauderdale-Miami market, five feature women meteorologists who design and deliver weather forecasts from predawn through noon in the country’s 16th largest market. WPLG-Ch. 10 has the lone male on the morning weather shift: Scott Padgett.
Although men still hold the key evening weather slots, the local morning dominance of female meteorologists reflects a steady increase in the number of women studying atmospheric sciences nationally….Cont….