Art Horn's Biography
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Art Horn is a native of Connecticut. He earned his degree in meteorology with honors from Lyndon State College. After graduation Art was employed by two weather consulting companies in the Boston area. Weather Services Corporation of Bedford Massachusetts sent him to Iran to work as the on site meteorologist in the remote southeastern part of the country. After returning from Iran Art developed his radio broadcasting skills at Environmental Research and Technology in Concord Massachusetts.
Art’s television career started in Portland Maine working for the CBS station channel 13. While at channel 13 he earned the American Meteorological Societies television seal of approval. After four years in Maine he moved to the CBS station channel 7 in Boston. After a brief stay there he headed south to be the chief meteorologist for the NBC station channel 5 in West Palm Beach Florida. During his time there he produced 14 one hour programs about the dangers of hurricanes. While at channel 5 he was voted “Best TV weatherman” by Palm Beach magazine. In 1992 Art returned to Connecticut to work for the NBC station channel 30 in his home state. In 1993 Art developed and performed “The Weather Show” at the Science Center of Connecticut. This live program in the center’s planetarium educated students and teachers about weather for 12 years.
In 2005 Art started his business, The "Art" of Weather and started his web site “theartofweather.com”. Mr. Horn has hundreds of clients and travels across New England and around the country with his educational and entertaining weather programs. Art also brings his weather presentations to the highs seas on cruise ships. Working with Connecticut Public television in 2006 he produced and hosted the Emmy nominated documentary about hurricanes called “Hurricane: Direct Hit. He won a “Telly award” for the same documentary.
Art is an expert witness for lawyers in weather related lawsuits and has provided critical testimony in many cases. He is a board member and contributor to the website ICECAP.US. Art has also published in the China Daily newspaper and is a regular contributor to the industry magazine Energy Tribune. Mr. Horn also publishes regularly at Pajamas Media on the web. He visits elementary, middle and highs schools with educational weather programs. He performs a popular program about global warming that enlightens audiences about the realities and myths of climate change. He is also a regular speaker at the annual International Climate Change Conference sponsored by the Heartland Institute. He was a speaker at the Kansas independent oil and gas association’s 71st annual convention. Art was featured in a BBC report about global warming that aired across the nation on BBC America. In addition to servicing his many clients Art teaches meteorology at Naugatuck Valley Community College.
Art Horn resides in Manchester, Connecticut and enjoys visiting with friends and collecting nautical antiques. He also enjoys visiting museums, planetariums and going to Red sox games. He enjoys traveling to New York City and Boston and he takes vacations in Maine.
Art Also teaches meteorology at Tunxis Community College" in Farmington, Connecticut.