101-Year-Old Weather Observer Still at Work for National Geographic

Richard Hendrickson began recording weather observations for the National Weather Service when he was 18 years old. That was 84 years ago. Honored as the longest-serving weather observer for the United States, Hendrickson says, “It’s what I do for my country.”

Video by Eileen Mignoni, Lauren Frohne, Jessey Dearing and Nacho Corbella for National Geographic.