Weather Service Dedicates Balloon Launch to Meteorology Students Killed in Crash

On what they said was a “very sad day,” the National Weather Service in Norman dedicated its evening weather balloon launch on April 30 to Nicholas Nair, Gavin Short and Drake Brooks, three Oklahoma meteorology students who died in a car crash.

The three, all Oklahoma University students, died near the Oklahoma-Kansas border on Friday night, April 29, the university and local news said. Credit: NWS Norman via Storyful

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