Paul Taschereau Jr. is a senior at Western Connecticut State University. Paul became interested in weather at the young age of three when Hurricane Andrew was making landfall across the state of Florida. Growing up, Paul quickly developed a fascination for the weather and how it all worked. As a long-time resident of Connecticut, he has an interest in all the types of weather that affect southern New England. However, he focuses mainly on thunderstorms, tornadoes, and long-range weather forecasting. In addition to his love of weather, Paul is an avid sports fan and follows the Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, New England Patriots, Hartford Wolf Pack, and Notre Dame Irish football.