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Weather "Bucket List": Top Things to See Before You Die

By: Jon Erdman | TWC
Published: January 22, 2013

Weather You Have to Experience Once

Rob Reiner's 2007 hit film, "The Bucket List", tells a story of two terminally ill men (played by Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman) breaking out of a hospital on an adventure to check off a list of things they want to do before they "kick the bucket."  

A series of travel books by N.Y. Times bestselling author Patricia Schultz spells out "1,000 Places to See Before You Die."

As a "behind-the-scenes" meteorologist, I experience weather events through the lens of others, through not only the meteorology of each event, but also through your photos and video.  In short, there's a long list of weather phenomena I'd like to experience in person.  Yes, I have my own "weather bucket list."

In person, safely, that is.  While extreme weather is fascinating, I'm not up for risking personal safety to do so.  

So...with that in mind, let's step through my top 10 items on my "weather bucket list".  


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