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Scott Derek is an on-air meteorologist from the Jersey Shore. He graduated with a BS in Meteorology from Kean University in 2008 and is currently working on his Masters in Applied Meteorology from Mississippi State University. He can be currently heard every weekday morning on FM News 101.9 (WEMP-FM) in New York City.