Joe Bastardi is a distinguished American weather forecaster who is widely known for deliberately willing to go against the prevailing wisdom of weather and climate change. Bastadai is a person often recognized for his forecasting style and accuracy. Bastardi, a thoughtful skeptic was born in July 18, 1955, in Providence, Rhode Island. His passion for weather and keen interest in nature belongs to an earlier time of his life. It was when; he was child that he had an interesting opportunity to travel widely that helped him to explore the creation and existence. Having a great curiosity in natural phenomenon the young child used to carry a wind gauge around with him. Such an ambition caused him to embrace the meteorology in his later life.

After completing high school graduation, Bastardi attended the Penn State University in Pennsylvania. Apart from displaying unusual, impressive intelligence, he was also fond of wrestling during his college days. On March 4, 1978, he obtained his degree in meteorology. In 1978, having completed a four years of graduation program the same year he embarked on his professional career. Mr. Bastardi started his meteorological career working for AccuWeather. Antecedently, the AccuWeather’s official site had made Bastardi’s forecast available free. Such an act was not conducive to advantage for the media company. Hence, later on due to commercial reason Joe’s forecasts were made accessible only to paying subscriber. Indeed, such a decision was reasonable and expedient for the company. Bastardi prefigures the weather for giant corporate customers. Several giant corporations around the globe have derived the benefit from his forecast. His knowledge and skill of weather pattern is prodigious that people often cannot imagine the other source as a reliable one. Aside from his private weather forecasting practice, during inclement weather Bastardi often can be seen as a guest on cable news channel such as Fox News and CNN. He has brought forth many weather analysis videos that include Long Ranger and Bastardi’s Big Dog. With an aim to sum up his perception in videos, he additionally wrote a column. He currently holds a position as a chief meteorologist at Weather Bell Analytics LLC. There he is responsible for supplying with recent information and bringing videos up to date on the weather. In addition, he also avails for commercial clients.

Joe always finds himself in contrast to the prevailing current of thought on weather. His formulation adopted in tackling a problem is explicit and clearly defined rather than probabilistic. He chides the National Weather Service forecasts every once in a while. Several of his prominent contemporary has made remarks expressing praise and admiration with regard to his forecasting style and predication accuracy. Bastardi insists on having his opinions that private company’s forecasts confirm weather exactly than does the government one. Moreover, he puts forward that his claims are researched based. In October 2012, he accurately forecasted about the Hurricane Sandy. He suggested that Sandy would create in the Caribbean Sea and cause to bring landfall on the Seashore of Jersey. At the end, his foreshadowing came true. He was self consistent during that time despite the fact that other weather models were constantly changing and were showing opposition to Jersey landfall idea. He does not swallow the conventional idea of global warming as well. Thus, Bastardi has been always ready to offend mainstream view on weather. Indeed, he has been successful in doing that. He has always resisted the dominant and widely accepted view on weather and has proved himself undefeated in predicting weather with preciseness.

Beyond his professional life, he is good humored and humble man. He is inclined to companionship so he uses social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. Most update tweets of him can be seen on Twitter. Biography of this highly acclaimed meteorologist is introduced in public site like Wikipedia.

  • July 18, 1955
  • American
  • Meterologist
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  • Providence, Rhode Island, United States
  • Garrett & Jessica
  • Married
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  • Jessica Jane Strunck
  • Joe Bastardi
  • White
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Wiki, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube


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