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Mostly Weather Episode 12 - The Mostly Weather Hall of Fame - James Stagg

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Our second inductee into the Mostly Weather Hall of Fame is British Royal Air Force meteorologist James Stagg - a man responsible for one of the most important weather forecasts of World War 2.

Regular podcasters Jeff Norwood-Brown and Claire Witham are joined by Met Office's archivist Catherine Ross to take a look his achievements and some of the detail of the D-Day offensive and how Stagg's forecast played a role in its success.

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Below are images of some of the documents mentioned in this episode.

D-day chart

D-Day forecast ideal landing conditions

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