This is the third and final part of a series of excerpts from Chapter One of INSIDE THE WEATHER CHANNEL. (I’ll kick off a new series of excerpts next week.) Come to think about it, the title, “From Laughingstock to Priceless Stock,” could apply to the University of Washington football team as well as The…

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Following is the second of a series of excerpts from INSIDE THE WEATHER CHANNEL. It’s a continuation from last week’s excerpt. FROM LAUGHINGSTOCK TO PRICELESS STOCK A Brief History of The Weather Channel®–Part II ALICIA August 15, 1983: The rising sun over the Gulf of Mexico tinted a cluster of billowing thunderheads–the disturbance NHC forecasters…

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Following is the first in a series of excerpts from INSIDE THE WEATHER CHANNEL, a book I’ve been working on for several years. I’ll be posting a new excerpt every week or so. FROM LAUGHINGSTOCK TO PRICELESS STOCK A Brief History of The Weather Channel®–Part I During the predawn hours of August 15, 1983, a…

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