Dr. Kimberly Wood, an assistant professor of meteorology at Mississippi State University, is available to discuss Hurricane Florence and its potential impacts as it moves closer to landfall. Wood, a member of the American Meteorological Society, specializes in tropical meteorology. She is currently pursuing research related to tropical climatology, land impacts of tropical cyclones and tropical-extratropical interaction events. Wood earned master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Arizona’s Department of Atmospheric Sciences. For more, see https://www.geosciences.msstate.edu/people/professors/kimberly-wood/.
For questions or additional information, contact Allison Matthews, news editor, at [email protected] or 662-325-7457, or Harriet Laird, associate director of public affairs, at [email protected] or 662-325-7460. The MSU TV Center has high definition television uplink capabilities, suitable for live and live-to-tape two-way interviews or feeds. Contact David Garraway, director, at [email protected] or 662-325-1332 for more information.