Sherri Pugh is a life-long meteorologist. She attended North Carolina State University and worked at the State Climate Office of NC. Producing weather media for over 10 years, she forecasted and made animations at the Weather Channel, CNN, and NBC News networks. She moved to the west coast and volunteered in fire weather at the NWCC in Portland, OR. Sherri has given presentations at AMS, to numerous school groups, and to hot air balloon enthusiasts.