Gil Clark, forecaster at National Hurricane Center from 1956 to 1990, named hurricanes, mentored many meteorologists and delighted when a big one, Hurricane Gilbert in Sept. 1988, ushered him toward retirement. “It’s a good way to go out.”
Gil Clark, forecaster at National Hurricane Center from 1956 to 1990, named hurricanes, mentored many meteorologists and delighted when a big one, Hurricane Gilbert in Sept. 1988, ushered him toward retirement. “It’s a good way to go out.” Eric Gay/USA Today AP
Gil Clark, forecaster at National Hurricane Center from 1956 to 1990, named hurricanes, mentored many meteorologists and delighted when a big one, Hurricane Gilbert in Sept. 1988, ushered him toward retirement. “It’s a good way to go out.” Eric Gay/USA Today AP

‘Weather nut’ Gil Clark, Hurricane Gilbert’s namesake, dies at 93

August 11, 2016 04:32 PM

UPDATED August 11, 2016 05:51 PM

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