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Scott Dimmich

Scott is a highly-respected meteorologist with years of operational forecasting and broadcast experience throughout the Midwest. Scott earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Meteorology from Penn State with an emphasis in forecasting and communications. He is also a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist, an accreditation awarded by the American Meteorological Society. Furthermore, Scott serves as the lead meteorologist and weather expert in Sporty's pilot training courses.

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