Clark Evans is professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. With three degrees from Florida State University, he is an experienced researcher of tropical storms and tropical cyclones, in particular. After seven years at UW-Milwaukee, he also is an expert on Great Lakes’ area thunderstorms and says the first thunderstorm of spring is his favorite weather event. He joined UWM in 2011 after completing a postdoctoral fellowship with the Advanced Study Program at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Currently, Evans serves as an Associate Editor for Monthly Weather Review and as a member and Vice Chair of the American Meteorological Society’s Committee on Weather Analysis and Forecasting.