Press and Media

Mike Smith is one of the thought leaders in commercial meteorology. Most of his papers and articles appear at We will link to those papers and other items right here. Please check back from time to time.

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A life spent studying the weather sparked a hobby of photographing it. Mike uses some of his stunning photographs to enhance his speaking presentations and his work has been used as a resource for storm photography by many major publications.

Weather Photos

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American flag with hoarfrost.
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Bald eagle soaring past Exploration
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BNSF Railroad locomotive during blizzard.
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Blizzard at Andover, Kansas.
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Rain gauge soon to capture a thunderstorm's rainfall.
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Light shower at sunset.
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Cattle drive during "Symphony in the Flint Hills," southwest of Cottonwood Falls, Kansas.
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View of a rainy Wichita.
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St. Louis' Gateway Arch at Night.
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Double funnel clouds. Skinny at left. Large cone funnel at right. Neither caused significant damage.
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Thunderstorm at sunset.
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Hoarfrost at Nebraska farm.
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Intense rain and hail near Lake Cheney, Kansas.
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Red barn with hoarfrost.
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Looking west along Arkansas River in Wichita.