Jeffrey Stoudt, founder of Berks Area Rainfall Network (BARN)

by Keith Mayer
March 31, 2010

Faces in the news

"While growing up, I became an avid listener during my elementary and junior high years to the (National) Weather Bureau's five-minute broadcasts. I was impressed by weather statements that could have resulted only from meticulous record keeping at the local bureau office. After the office closed in May 1969, those meticulous records were lost. I undertook the project of rediscovering them so that Berks County can again be kept informed of our area's fascinating weather history." 

Jeffrey R. Stoudt received his BS in 1977 from Penn State's Department of Meteorology.

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