Weather Watcher - Ava, IL

Name:  Mike Jennings

Town:  Ava, IL

Number of years as Weather Watcher:  Since 1997

Most interesting weather:  Mike says the most interesting weather he has seen is the 12 inches of snow that fell on Thanksgiving 1980.

Something extra:  Mike spent 24 years working as a coal miner.  He has retired and spends his time as a bus driver for Trico District 176.  He says, "I like working with kids.  They keep me young."