CBS 4 On The Job – The measure of pressure

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The National Weather Service in Brownsville, Texas (Source: KGBT)

Have you ever wondered where the numbers behind a forecast come from?

Nice weather or severe weather, predicting conditions starts somewhere.

In this week’s On The Job, Chris Jacobs headed down to the National Weather Service in Brownsville to talk to those in charge of conducting such science experiments.

Chris Birchfield, from the National Weather Service, tells us they welcome anybody that wants to learn more about meteorology to come by the facility by appointment.

If you have a job you want to see Chris try or just want him to get his hands dirty, email us at

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