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By Dave Anderson
CBS 3 meteorologist 

Despite a cold snap or two, January should be mild

 

January 4, 2019



Every new year makes me ponder the past and how things have changed. When I first became Jack McKenna's computer graphic artist back in 1987, TV weather in our region was only one year removed from magnets on sheet metal maps. Several of my old colleagues still use Jack's weather symbol magnets on their refrigerators and a big chunk of his old sheet metal map of the U.S. became inner fenders for my rusty and untrusty '68 Barracuda years ago.

That 1980s weather computer was pretty primitive with its floppy-disc-fed operating system, but by the Brien Allen and Carol Hall eras of local weather...



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