About Dan Pope
Professional Organizations and Recognitions
- Certified Broadcast Meteorologist American Meteorological Society #187
- Director Utah Center for Climate and Weather
- Television Seal of Approval American Meteorological Society #496
- Co-Author,“Utah’s Weather & Climate” 1996
- Meteorology 101 Instructor for The Salt Lake Community College
- Member American Meteorological Society
- President Weathercast, Inc, COBI
1992 to the Present
Mr. Pope has been consulting with multiple clients related to weather forensics, weather forecasting in television and radio as well as for private companies and individuals. He has researched historical weather information for court cases, depositions and court testimony as well as for insurance related investigations. Presently, he is the owner and operator of “Weatherman on Demand”.
Mr. Pope consulted with clients related to weather forecasting in television and radio as well as for private companies related to investigation for insurance and attorney related weather forensics. He specialized in working with over 50 clients related to the snowplow and nursery industry.
Mr. Pope worked as an On Camera Meteorologist for the National Cable outlet, The Weather Channel. He learned severe weather foresting and Hurricane forecasting under the late Hurricane expert John Hope. Mr. Pope helped forecast the tracks of Hurricane Hugo and Hurricane Gilbert as both reeked devastation on the Southeastern United States and the Caribbean.
Mr. Pope worked for WeatherBank, Inc as an operational Meteorologist and forecaster for private and individual organizations as well as for television and radio broadcasts throughout the Western United States. He forecasted for large companies including Utah Power & Light (Rocky Mountain Power), Questar Gas and for Zion National Park, providing timely Flash Flood outlooks during the severe weather season.
Mr. Pope worked as Synoptic Meteorology assistant at the University of Utah’s Meteorology Department forecast lab from 1977 to 1978 and again from 1980 through 1984 and was eventually promoted to Director of the Synoptic Meteorology Lab in 1982 through 1984–while he attended and graduated as a Meteorologist with a BS degree from the University of Utah.