Smalltown Weather Meteorologist Dan Schreiber Partners With Del Rio Weather Alerts Alexander Menchaca At Library For Weather EducationRead Now
Photos by Atzimba Morales, Del Rio News Herald, Published June 21st, 2019
Smalltown Weather Meteorologist Dan Schreiber partnered with Del Rio Weather Alerts Meteorologist Alex Menchaca on Thursday, June 20th, at the Val Verde County Library to bring weather education to the Del Rio community. Approximately 20 members of the Del Rio community attended.
Mr. Schreiber discussed his occupation in Forensic Meteorology, while Mr. Menchaca discussed his weather alerting services via Facebook to the Del Rio area. Both meteorologists have been influential in warning local residents of looming severe weather for several years.
Mr. Schreiber, aided by Mr. Menchaca, then led a short class on the basics of meteorology, including explaining basic weather features, weather maps, types of weather alerts, and weather forecasting.
Mr. Schreiber holds a Bachelor's Degree in Meteorology from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and has a background in the US Air Force. Mr. Menchaca holds his Bachelor's Degree in Meteorology from Texas A&M University and is also a Del Rio native, doubling as an Algebra 1 teacher at the San Felipe-Del Rio CISD Blended Academy and an assistant at the Del Rio Upper Air Observation Station (old National Weather Service office).
If you would like to invite Dan and Alex to speak at your event, please contact Dan via the Contact Form on this website. Alex may be contacted through his Facebook page at Del Rio Weather Alerts.