Happy 100th Birthday to Dr. Robert Simpson! He is best known for his work as director of the National Hurricane Center (1967-1974), and co-developer of the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale. However, this only scratches the surface of all Dr. Simpson has contributed to meteorology and especially tropical meteorology. A TRUE LEGEND!
Here is an excellent story by USA TODAY on Dr. Simpson:
Also... Here are a couple other good links about Dr. Simpson: