Based in Portland, Oregon, Weatherchance, LLC was organized in 2019 and expanded operations in 2022. Weatherchance addresses specific and specialized problems in weather and climate. If you have a weather analysis or prediction problem, and require expertise in meteorology, weather models, meteorological ensembles, software development, prediction or analysis, then Weatherchance is just the service you’re looking for. Weatherchance addresses meteorological problems or questions too specialized or out of scope for the National Weather Service, and too complex or sophisticated for the busy professional or decision maker to pursue on their own. Weatherchance can produce advanced and innovative decision support services, based on the latest numerical model, ensemble, and statistical tools. Weatherchance utilizes high-end cloud computing to gain access to huge datasets and advanced machine learning. Specializing in calibration and probabilistic methods, Weatherchance can provide optimal support for any weather prediction or climate analysis problem unique to your business. Backed by big data, innovation, and experience, Weatherchance is ready to work for you.
About the CEO
Dr. David Bright assumed the reins of Weatherchance LLC on February 1, 2022. David has over three decades of experience in meteorological application development, research-to-operations, operational forecasting, and management. He has worked for both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Department of Energy (DOE). David’s experience in NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) includes developmental and leadership positions in state-of-the-art operational centers and Testbeds. This includes the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) and its Hazardous Weather Testbed (HWT), and Aviation Weather Center (AWC) and its Aviation Weather Testbed (AWT). David also worked in the modeling of hydrologic and wind energy while at DOE, and for seven years was the meteorologist in charge of the NWS Weather Forecast Office in Portland, Oregon. David’s education comprises degrees in Atmospheric Sciences from Oregon State University (B.S.), the University of Washington (M.S.), and the University of Arizona (Ph.D.). David is also a Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) of the American Meteorological Society (AMS).
To solve specific and specialized problems in weather and climate by melding innovation and state-of-the-art data.
To exceed the expectations of every client.
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