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The Record-breaking Wintry Weather of February 2021

The Record-breaking Wintry Weather of February 2021

February 2021 was one for the record books in terms of cold, wintry weather across the United States. A powerful winter storm affected much of the country from February 13-17, 2021. This resulted in over 170 million Americans being placed under various National Weather Service-issued winter weather warnings and advisories. The storm caused power outages…

Specialized Weather Experts Available to Work on Maritime and Aviation Cases

Specialized Weather Experts Available to Work on Maritime and Aviation Cases

There are attorneys who specialize in the niche fields of maritime or aviation law. These fields often involve high profile cases regarding wrongful death, severe injury, or property damage. At CompuWeather, we offer weather experts that specialize in aviation and marine weather. These experts assist attorneys with reconstructing the weather for these specialized cases. Our…

The Important Difference Between Wet Snow and Dry Snow

The Important Difference Between Wet Snow and Dry Snow

Snow forms when water vapor in the atmosphere freezes directly into ice crystals and falls to the ground as precipitation.  When it falls heavily or for long periods, it can accumulate to several inches and become a travel hazard on roads and walkways.  This is common knowledge to people who experience cold winter seasons.  However,…

2020 Hurricane Season

2020 Hurricane Season

The 2020 hurricane season is officially over! November 30 marked the end of a record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season with 30 named storms. Back in May, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center predicted an above average season, forecasting 13 to 19 named storms, of which 6 to 10 would become hurricanes, and 3 to 6 of these would…

Not Using a Weather Expert Can Cost You Your Case

Not Using a Weather Expert Can Cost You Your Case

Too often, witnesses without training and experience in meteorology are called upon to discuss the weather. The problem is not with the witness, but the fact that their expertise doesn’t include the necessary credentials to qualify them to analyze weather data with accuracy and precision. For example, in a slip and fall case, you’ll want…

The Value of a Weather Expert

The Value of a Weather Expert

Why Should You Retain a Forensic Weather Expert? Attorneys routinely rely on expert testimony from specialists in medicine, accounting, forensic science and other areas when they’re building a case and presenting arguments. But how often have you considered consulting with a forensic weather expert? While it seems like everyone has a story and an opinion…

Is That Photo Real

Is That Photo Real

Is that photo real? CompuWeather was retained by a defense attorney to determine the weather conditions for a slip and fall on snow and ice. After CompuWeather completed the analysis, the defense attorney was surprised to read the conclusions of the report. The report concluded that no snow or ice cover was present and the…

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