Weather Discovery Center welcomes new Hall of Fame inductee, Fred Gadomski

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is preparing to welcome its ninth inductee into the National Meteorologist Hall of Fame, Fred Gadomski, the host and co-producer of “Weather World,” a 15-minute nightly weather magazine program produced by the Penn State Weather Communications Group.

He will be inducted at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 — Groundhog Day — at the Weather Discovery Center, Punxsy.

“Some people, when bitten by the weather bug, need to scratch the itch for the rest of their lives,” Gadomski said. “I am, obviously, one of those people.”