Tiffany Means

Tiffany Means

Meteorology Expert


B.S., Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, University of North Carolina


  • Studied atmospheric sciences and meteorology at the University of North Carolina
  • Former administrative assistant for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Member of the American Meteorological Society


Tiffany Means is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles about weather for five years. She has interned with the domestic and international weather departments at CNN, written monthly climate reports for NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Prediction, and participated in a number of science outreach events, including the Science Olympiad Competition. Means has personally experienced such weather greats as the Blizzard of 1993 and the floods of Hurricane Francis (2004) and Ivan (2004).


  • Bachelor's degree in atmospheric sciences and meteorology from the University of North Carolina at Asheville

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