Fostering a love of learning about weather, science, math and more since 1979
Contact us at 5644 Tavilla Circle - Suite 201, Naples, FL 34110; 239-591-2468
H. Michael Mogil is a certified consulting meteorologist with B.S. and M.S. degrees in meteorology from Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL). Mike has earned the American Meteorological Society's (AMS) Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) and Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) ratings, as well as the NWA's Digital Media Seal (DMS).
Mike has practiced meteorology for more than 50 years, working for NOAA and the National Weather Service and then establishing himself as an expert witness for legal and insurance cases. Mike has worked closely with educators across the country since 1979 provides programs for teachers and students in weather, coordinates a national weather camp program (NWXCP), writes books about weather and articles about weather and mathematics, and co-operates the Mathworks Tutoring Center (Naples, FL).
Mike, with his wife, Barbara Levine, has authored/co-authored several books about weather, weather experiments and a comprehensive teacher's guide for using the newspaper to study weather in the classroom. Together, they also developed several weather posters and cloud charts. Mike has written scores of articles for national science journals, newspapers, and magazines. He is also an avid blogger, having authored more than a thousand articles. Mike spearheaded the development of a series about the WEATHER & CLIMATE OF THE STATES for Weatherwise Magazine and with collaborators nation-wide, he has completed nearly half of the states.
Mike's educational roots run deep. He has taught fifth grade math-science and has conducted scores of in-service teacher training workshops and graduate courses in meteorology. He has also taught many in-school field trips for young scientists nationwide. One of these, "Fabulous Weather Day" was held at Kensington-Parkwood Elementary School (Montgomery County, Maryland) annually for more than 10 years.
Mike is an avid photographer and videographer with published weather photographs in numerous weather text and trade books, educational journals, various magazines, and the Washington Post. One of his pictures even graces a U.S. postage stamp (a stamp series he fostered through a massive petition campaign in the late 1980’s). Mike was recognized as Member of the Year by the NWA in 1988 for his "...outstanding efforts in weather education;" and, in 2013, was awarded the NWA's Public Education Award.