About Fair Skies Consulting, LLC

Certified Consulting Meteorologist Provides Expert Weather Forecasting Services

Mark McGinnis PortraitWith more than 20 years of severe weather forecasting and communications experience, Mark McGinnis is a true authority in forensic meteorology. As the founder and owner of Fair Skies Consulting, LLC, McGinnis provides his customized services as a Certified Consulting Meteorologist. His work with weather forecasting and meteorology is backed by his membership in a number of professional meteorology organizations, including:

  • American Meteorological Society (AMS)
  • National Weather Association (NWA)
  • National Council of Industrial Meteorologists (NCIM)
  • Southeastern Wisconsin Homeland Security Partnership (SWHSP)

Mark McGinnis is one of the few meteorologists to earn the prestigious Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) and Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) certifications through the AMS. He works to supply his clients with customized weather hazard planning and weather analysis – committed to helping his clients understand the importance of weather preparedness when it comes to increasing safety and reducing associated losses.

In 2015, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) formally recognized Fair Skies Consulting, LLC as a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador for work in preparing our nation to become more aware and resilient to weather hazards. If you have a weather-related court case, Mark McGinnis’ credentials and experience makes him a top choice expert witness.

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Providing Predictive Weather Services for a Wide Variety of Industries

The Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) designation is issued to only the most highly qualified meteorologists by the American Meteorological Society. In order to receive this title, Mark McGinnis specializes in providing research and services to a wide variety of weather information users, including those who work in agriculture, business, industry, and various sectors of government.

As a CCM, Mark McGinnis studies and predicts weather including tornadoes, thunderclouds, fronts, hurricanes, cyclones, and mean zonal wind. His certification qualifies him to provide a number of meteorology research and forecasting services, such as:

  • Customized weather hazard planning
  • Storm Ready application preparation and execution
  • Forensic meteorology
  • Forecasting for business & events
  • Communications & public relations consulting

In the meteorology community, a Certified Consulting Meteorologist like Mark McGinnis is highly regarded and considered an expert in the application of weather information to a host of practical challenges ranging from specialized forecasts to engineering design support and expert witness testimony on weather-related court cases.

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Member Of

  • American Meteorological Society
  • Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials
  • National Weather Association
  • Wisconsin School Safety Coordinators Association
  • National Council of Industrial Meteorologists
  • Southeast Wisconsin Homeland Security Partnership, Inc.