Jim Gandy

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Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Meteorologist
Location Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Introduction A professional meteorologist for over 37 years, Jim Gandy is the chief meteorologist at WLTX-TV (CBS affiliate) in Columbia, SC. He has held that position since 1999. Jim is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and has a number of awards and recognitions for his work over the years. He is best known for his forecast of Hurricane Hugo in 1989 and his work during the tornado outbreak in South Carolina in 1994. Jim continues to study weather and is interested in climate change which he has studied since 2005. Looking for better ways to communicate climate change, he is working with the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University and with Climate Central. Jim recently began working with the Helmuth Lab at the University of South Carolina. Dr. Brian Helmuth is working in the area of the effects of climate change on the ecology. All of these subjects are of vital interest to South Carolina.