Matthew Kelsch

UCAR Meteorologist

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Area of expertise
floods and storms; Boulder and Colorado weather

As a hydrometeorologist in UCAR's COMET Program, Kelsch specializes in weather events involving water, such as floods, droughts, rain, hail, or snow. He develops and delivers educational materials designed for groups ranging from National Weather Service forecasters to the military, private clients, and scientists and professionals from abroad. He has been widely quoted in the media on historic and current weather disasters and unusual weather patterns, especially along Colorado’s Front Range.