Data Science & R Coding

The Sewing Meteorologist

  Thanks for the article Yahoo! I have been sewing my own clothes for over 10 years, and I frequently post them to my social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram). I got the idea for the cloud dress after I saw Savannah Guthrie from the Today Show wearing a cloud-printed dress. Since I cannot afford designer... Continue Reading →

A Selfie a Day – My NASA Talk

Yep, you read that correctly. I recently gave the keynote address at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston for their Data Science Day, and the premise was (believe it or not) selfies. No, I cannot even believe they wanted ME to talk. I certainly felt honored to be among some super smart folks, and I... Continue Reading →

La la la Lisa

As I'm writing this, the next name on the hurricane list is Lisa.  So naturally I wanted to see the history of "Lisa" and other "L" named storms. Since 1950 we've had only 22 L storms.  We just don't always make it to the L name! Since we are already on the K name (Karl),... Continue Reading →

Weather surface plots with R

  This code will help you make surface temperature (or dew point) plots. It is designed for the state of Florida, but with some modifications, you can use a different state. I know, I know... Comic Sans is a bit bubbly, and maybe a tad unprofessional. But, this plot is cute, and it was meant... Continue Reading →

Texas bound

Today was my last day at WPTV and WFLX in West Palm Beach. I am returning to my home state of Texas where I will be close to my family. My future career path is a little unknown right now. I am exploring my options in the data science field. I have lots of blessings... Continue Reading →

How to program a Twitter bot

I have made many "Tweet bots" over the last year, but I'm just now getting around to sharing. One of the simplest ones I have created is the "current conditions" auto-tweet. It  simply scrapes the weather observation data from the NWS website and then tweets it out. I have the R script set up to... Continue Reading →

Exploratory analysis of hurricane data

I have been doing a lot of exploration with ggplot2 and my hurricane dataset. This map was made using some code I posted previously. I just added some additional stuff to make this specific plot.  You will have to go through the entire data collection process from the previous post in order to append this... Continue Reading →

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