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About Long Range Weather and Harris-Mann Climatology

Cliff Harris of Harris-Mann ClimatologyClimatologist Cliff Harris has been often rated as one of the top ten climatologists in the world for over 4 decades. Cliff Harris' long-range weather forecasts have been used by high-ranking government officials and quoted in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Wall Street Digest, Farm Journal, Top Producer, Successful Farming, Futures Magazine, The Boston Globe and many other publications. He has provided weekly local and national radio weather broadcasts to various stations throughout the country. As one of the partners of Harris-Mann Climatology, Cliff provides daily weather updates to subscribers through DTN, Farm Dayta, the Internet and various local media. His weather and commodity forecasting success rate is approximately 75% and he accurately predicted the current prolonged cycle of global weather "extremes" in 1966. Since age 11, he has compiled over 100 weather scrapbooks that detail major events throughout the U.S. and the world on a daily basis. Cliff operates a weather station in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and wrote a popular weekly column called 'Gems' for the Coeur d'Alene Press. He has been quoted in CNN and "Not by FIRE, but by ICE" by Robert W. Felix. Cliff and his wife Sharon have been married for over 50 years and have 2 children, 3 grandchildren and a toy poodle.

Randy Mann of Harris-Mann ClimatologyRandy Mann has been recognized as a meteorologist since 1988. He attended the University of California, Davis, San Francisco State University and graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a degree on Geography. Randy is currently studying climate change and other weather-related courses for a Masters of Geography degree. As a partner of Harris-Mann Climatology, he provides much of the daily weather information, computer graphics and maintenance for subscribers of DTN, Farm Dayta and the Internet. Randy has also had an extensive background in television and radio weather production, and has provided on-air television and radio weather forecasts in Tacoma, Washington, Sacramento, California, Burlington, Vermont, Plattsburgh, New York and Spokane, Washington. He is currently the Chief Meteorologist for the Coeur d'Alene Press weather page and writes a weekly weather column for the Coeur d'Alene Press. Randy has also provided weather columns for the Spokesman review in the early 2000s. He taught Physical Geography at North Idaho College in Coeur d'Alene for 7 years. Since the late 1990s, Randy has also designed weather-related publications that include two North Idaho weather calendars, the International Traveler's Weather Guide, Tom Loffman's Sacramento Weather Guide, the Vermont Town and Weather Almanac (7 Editions), the award-winning 1997 Frederick County Weather Almanac and the 1998, 1999, Year 2000 and the 2001 Frederick County Weather Almanacs. He was married to his late wife, Sally, for over 25 years.