England, Gary A. | 2013
- Birth and Death Year | 1939-Present
- Induction Year | 2013
- Profession | Meteorologist
- Oklahoma Connection | England was born in Seiling, Oklahoma.
- Hometown | Seiling
Gary England appeared in the Steven Spielberg movie "TWISTER."
"Stay tuned. We'll keep you advised." - Gary A. England
Meteorologist Gary England has been recognized with the highest awards for his coverage of severe weather events, including Emmy, Society of Professional Journalists, Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters, and the OAPB Associated Press Broadcast awards, in addition to the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for best in the nation in Breaking News/Weather Coverage. England has a B.S. in Mathematics and Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma, is internationally recognized for pioneering innovations in weather technology and systems that are now common tools in the world of severe weather, including commercial Doppler radar, the storm time of arrival system, corner screen warning maps, cellular still picture/video transmission, and the precursor to weather radio known as W.A.R.N.
He has appeared in more than 50 national and international severe weather programs. His career includes forensic meteorology as an expert witness in lawsuits involving weather; hurricane forecasting; civil engineering; and oceanographic/climatic studies including the North Sea Ekofisk development and an offshore nuclear generating plant. England was air quality and meteorology discipline manager for the Environmental Impact Study for the OGE power plant near Perry.
A published author, England is a popular public speaker and was keynote speaker at the dedication of the National Weather Center in Norman. A native of Seiling, England has kept his small town heart and continues daily to serve his viewers in the interest of weather safety.