Happy National Weatherperson's Day! These are some of the coolest careers in weather.

In case our name (and our meteorologist founder, Rick) didn't give it away... we're big fans of all things weather here. Many people think a career in meteorology means just being in front of the TV, but there are tons of exciting weather careers out there – and in honor of National Weatherperson's Day on 2/5, we're highlighting a few of them.

Meet some of our friends:

(Featured image by Mike Olbinski)