#61 - Guest: Daniel Shaw - Spidernado

September 8, 2018
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In This Episode

  • Guest: Daniel Shaw, Australian Storm Chaser
  • Helicity Designs and discount code
  • Lightning Round: 3 Strikes and You’re Out-Australia
  • Indian Storm Chasers Convention
  • Partner and Promote with Storm Front Freaks Podcast
  • #WeatherFools – People doing stupid things in weather
  • ChaserCon Canada
  • Weather Troll-bot 5000 – Our computer can explain what our weather friends were thinking when responding to the trolls
  • Who will be our next guest?

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Our Guest

Daniel Shaw, Australian Storm Chaser

Daniel often chases severe weather in Sydney and captures events for the local media. He serves as News Director for Severe Weather Australia. Every year he travels to the United States between April and June to seek out some of the world's most powerful storms.

Indiana Chaser Convention at indchasercon.com

Partner with the Freaks

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#WeatherFools Links

ChaserCon Canada Registration at Eventbrite.com

Submit your questions or comments about this show to questions@stormfrontfreaks.com and we may read it on our next episode!

Next episode (62), our guest will be Ed Teets, Atmospheric Scientist at NASA’s Airborne Science Program

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues

#60 - Guest: Karen Kosiba - WTF

August 26, 2018
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In This Episode

  • Guest: Women in Chasing #2 with Karen Kosiba of VORTEX 2
  • Helicity Designs and discount code
  • Lightning Round: Head to Head with Rolling Stone’s Top TV Series
  • Partner and Promote with Storm Front Freaks Podcast
  • Wx Resources: We share some great weather items for your use
  • Believe It Or Not Weather Stories: Crazy weather stories
  • Who will be our next guest?

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Our Guest

2nd in our “Women in Chasing” Series

Karen Kosiba, Atmospheric Scientist with DOW Projects

Karen Kosiba is an atmospheric scientist at the Center for Severe Weather Research in Boulder, CO.

A strong believer in experiencing weather from the inside of a Doppler on Wheels (DOW) Radar truck, she has participated in a multitude of field projects, including: Radar Observations of Tornadoes and Thunderstorms Experiment (ROTATE), Hurricanes and Landfall (HAL), the Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Thunderstorms Experiment (VORTEX2), and Long Lake-Axis-Parallel Lake-Effect Storms Project (LLAP) to name a few.

She received a B.S. in physics at Loyola University, a M.S. in physics and a M.A.T. in teacher education at Miami University, and a Ph.D. in atmospheric science at Purdue University.

@karen_kosiba on Twitter

Partner with the Freaks 

If interested in partnering with Storm Front Freaks Podcast and promoting your product or service to thousands of weather fans, contact phil@stormfrontfreaks.com

Wx Resources Links

Believe It Or Not Weather Stories

Submit your questions or comments about this show to questions@stormfrontfreaks.com and we may read it on our next episode!

Next episode (61), will be the Aussie Storm Chaser, Daniel Shaw

Credits 

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma

#59 - Guest: Tom Moore - Meanwhile in my Pants

August 12, 2018
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In This Episode

  • Guest: Tom Moore, original member of The Weather Channel
  • Helicity Designs and discount code
  • Lightning Round: Who Wants To Be A Millionaire-Braves Edition
  • Partner and Promote with Storm Front Freaks Podcast
  • Weather Fools: We share the foolish things people do in bad weather situations
  • Funny Weather Memes: Memes you can use with your friends
  • Who will be our next guest?

Visit www.HelicityDesigns.com for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of merchandise.  Use code: PODCAST at check-out for 5% off your entire order

Our Guest

Tom Moore, Original Member of The Weather Channel and Lead Meteorologist at Weather Concierge

One of the original members beginning in 1982, Tom spent over 30 years at The Weather Channel with 10 of them as an on-air meteorologist.  Now he has helped launch a private weather service, Weather Concierge, as their Senior Meteorologist.  Tom’s time with others at the beginning of The Weather Channel have recently been chronicled in the book Weather Channel Pioneers.

Partner with the Freaks

If interested in partnering with Storm Front Freaks Podcast and promoting your product or service to thousands of weather fans, contact phil@stormfrontfreaks.com

Weather Fools Links

Funny Weather Memes

Submit your questions or comments about this show to questions@stormfrontfreaks.com and we may read it on our next episode!

Next episode (60), will be the 2nd in our “Women in Chasing” series with VORTEX Program Atmospheric Scientist, Karen Kosiba

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox

#58 - Guest: “Pecos Hank” Schyma - Martians Said It’s False

July 29, 2018
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In This Episode

  • Guest: "Pecos Hank" Schyma, Storm Chaser and Musician
  • Helicity Designs and discount code
  • Lightning Round: Elvis Family Feud
  • Partner and Promote with Storm Front Freaks Podcast
  • Mythbusters: Storm Edition
  • Wx Resources: We provide some great weather sites, apps and equipment
  • Weather Fools: We share the foolish things people do in bad weather situations
  • Who will be our next guest?

Visit www.HelicityDesigns.com for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of drinking containers. Use code: PODCAST at check-out for 5% off your entire order

Our Guest

Hank Schyma, Professional Storm Chaser, Musician and Filmmaker

Hank Schyma, also known as Pecos Hank, is a musician, songwriter, filmmaker and professional stormchaser based in Houston, Texas. He has fronted the rock group Southern Backtones and now the Pecos Hank Band. During the same period, he has directed, produced and starred in a full length independent film, several music videos, and a catalogue of storm and nature documentation on The Weather Channel, Discovery Channel, National Geographic and more. He has also served as storm consultant on a major motion picture, The Last Witch Hunter with Vin Diesel.

If interested in partnering with Storm Front Freaks Podcast and promoting your product or service to thousands of weather fans, contact phil@stormfrontfreaks.com

Wx Resources Links

Weather Fools Links

Submit your questions or comments about this show to questions@stormfrontfreaks.com and we may read it on our next episode!

Next episode (59), we’ll visit with one of the first Weather Channel meteorologists Tom Moore

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox

#57 - Guest: James Spann - Code Red Day

July 15, 2018
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In This Episode 

  • Guest: James Spann, Chief Meteorologist, ABC 33/40 Birmingham
  • Helicity Designs and discount code
  • Lightning Round: Alabama High or Low
  • Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner
  • Discussion: Is a unified weather communication message just a pipe dream?
  • Wx Resources: We provide some great weather sites, apps and equipment
  • Weather Fools: We share the foolish things people do in bad weather situations
  • Who will be our next guest?

Visit www.HelicityDesigns.com for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of drinking containers. Use code: PODCAST at check-out for 5% off your entire order

Our Guest 

James Spann, Chief Meteorologist, ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, AL

James is the Chief Meteorologist for ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, AL. In all, James has been a television weather anchor for over 36 years. Along the way he has worked for WSFA in Montgomery, KDFW in Dallas and two other stations in Birmingham.

A multiple Emmy winner, James has received the two highest awards in the nation for a broadcast meteorologist. One is "Broadcaster of the Year" by the NWA, the other was the AMS “Award for Broadcast Meteorology”.

A panelist on the Weather Brains podcast, James also earned his first ham radio license at the age of 14, and holds an extra class license.

Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner: www.TorndaoTitans.com

Wx Resources Links

Weather Fools Links

Submit your questions or comments about this show to questions@stormfrontfreaks.com and we may read it on our next episode!

Next episode (58), we’ll visit with popular Texas storm chaser and musician "Pecos Hank" Schyma!

Credits 

Opening Music: Brett Epstein

Closing Music: Gabe Cox

#56 - Guest: Brantley Hargrove - It’s a Free Country

July 1, 2018
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In This Episode

  • Guest: Brantley Hargrove, Author
  • Helicity Designs and discount code
  • Lightning Round: Minute to Win It – Top 30 greatest cartoon cats
  • Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner
  • Discussion: Will we ever be able to forecast tornadoes for a specific neighborhood?
  • Wx Resources: We provide some great weather sites, apps and equipment
  • Weather Fools: We share the foolish things people do in bad weather situations
  • Who will be our next guest?

Visit www.HelicityDesigns.com for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of drinking containers.  Use code: PODCAST at check-out for 5% off your entire order

Our Guest

Brantley Hargrove, Author of The Man Who Caught the Storm (The Life of Legendary Tornado Chaser Tim Samaras)

Brantley Hargrove is a journalist who has written for WiredPopular Mechanics, and Texas Monthly. In his reporting, he has explored the world of South American jewel thieves who terrorize diamond dealers in South Florida. He's gone inside the effort to reverse-engineer supertornadoes using supercomputers. And he has chased violent storms from the Great Plains down to the Texas coast, including a land-falling Category 4 hurricane and one of the rarest tornadic events in recent memory: twin EF4 tornadoes that chewed through a small Nebraskan farming village. He lives in Dallas, Texas, with his wife, Renee, and their two cats. The Man Who Caught the Storm is his first book.

Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner:  www.TorndaoTitans.com

Wx Resources Links

Weather Fools Links

Submit your questions or comments about this show to questions@stormfrontfreaks.com and we may read it on our next episode!

Next episode (57), we’ll visit with legendary Alabama meteorologist and Weather Brain, James Spann!

Credits

Opening and Closing Music:  Andrew Slotta

#55 - Guest: Ashley Morris - Ferrets for the Win

June 15, 2018
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In This Episode

  • Guests: Ashley Morris, Emergency Manager-South Central Texas
  • Helicity Designs and discount code
  • Lightning Round: Family Feud Top 10 House Pets
  • Mid-Atlantic ChaserCon
  • Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner
  • Discussion on hurricane/disaster communication and VOST groups
  • Wx Resources: We provide some great weather sites, apps and equipment
  • Weather Fools: We share the foolish things people do in bad weather situations
  • Who will be our next guest?

Visit www.HelicityDesigns.com for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of drinking containers. Use code: PODCAST at check-out for 5% off your entire order

Our Guest 

Ashley Morris, Emergency Manager and Co-Host, Carolina Weather Group Podcast

Ashley is an emergency management planner in south central Texas. She assists with the creation and maintenance of disaster plans, as well as the coordination of city exercises and educational outreach campaigns. Ashley is also a weather liaison for her office. This entails weekly or event oriented weather forecasting, communication with NWS Austin-San Antonio, and weather event monitoring. Her first emergency management activation was for Hurricane Harvey this past August.

Ashley received her master's in geography with an emphasis in natural hazards from Texas Tech University in December of 2016.  She is also a co-host on the Carolina Weather Group Podcast.

Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner: www.TorndaoTitans.com

Wx Resources Links

Weather Fools Links

Submit your questions or comments about this show to questions@stormfrontfreaks.com and we may read it on our next episode!

Next episode (56), we’ll be with Brantley Hargrove, author of The Man Who Caught The Storm: The Life of Legendary Tornado Chaser Tim Samaras

Credits

Opening and Closing Music: Andrew Slotta

#54 - Guest: Janice Dean - Mr. McNasty Pants

June 3, 2018
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In This Episode

  • Guests: Janice Dean, Sr. Meteorologist FOX News
  • Introduce two entries for our new intro song
  • Helicity Designs and discount code
  • Lightning Round: Name that Tune-80’s Metal
  • Mid-Atlantic ChaserCon
  • Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner
  • Discussion on how much personal information to share with audience
  • Mean Tweets with Janice Dean
  • Wx Resources: We provide some great weather sites, apps and equipment
  • Weather Fools: We share the foolish things people do in bad weather situations
  • Who will be our next guest?

Thanks to the following entries for our new intro song:

Gabe Cox-

https://www.dropbox.com/s/iawazzq8ye7c99m/SFFPodcast_IntroSong%20-%20Cut1%20Gabe%20Cox.mp3?dl=0

Brett Epstein-

https://www.dropbox.com/s/mjfafaitgw17djd/Storm%20Front%20Freaks%20Podcast%20Intro%20Brett%20Epstein.mp3?dl=0

Email us your favorite at questions@stormfrontfreaks.com

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Our Guest

Janice Dean, Senior Meteorologist-Fox News and Children’s Author

Janice is a native of Toronto and Ottawa, Ontario. She began her career journey working as morning show host and reporter at Ottawa-based radio station CHEZ-FM.

In 1997, she became on-camera weather forecaster at television station CBOT. She became the news editor and entertainment reporter for “Imus in the Morning” and then joined Fox Network in January 2004. Janice now holds the title of Senior Meteorologist for Fox News and can be seen weekday mornings on Fox & Friends.

Inducted into the Meteorologist Hall of Fame on January 1, 2017 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, she has also authored a series of children’s books titled “Freddy the Frogcaster”.

MidAtlanticChaserCon.com

Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner: www.TorndaoTitans.com

Wx Resources Links

Weather Fools Links

Submit your questions or comments about this show to questions@stormfrontfreaks.com and we may read it on our next episode!

Next episode (55), we’ll be with Ashley Morris, TX Emergency Manager and Tom Jenkins, Oregon Dept. of Forestry to talk VOST Groups

Credits

  • Opening and Closing Music: Andrew Slotta
  • Other music thanks to www.JukeDeck.com

#53 - Guest: Chad Myers - CNN Badge Gets You Into All The Clubs

May 20, 2018
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In This Episode

  • Guest: Chad Myers, CNN Meteorologist and Severe Weather Expert
  • Looking for listeners to submit music for new show introduction
  • Calling for intro music submissions from our listeners
  • Helicity Designs and discount code
  • Lightning Round: Real or Homemade-Fishing Lure Edition
  • Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner
  • Discussion on on-location storm reporting
  • Mean Tweets with Chad Myers
  • Wx Resources: We provide some great weather sites, apps and equipment
  • Weather Fools: We share the foolish things people do in bad weather situations
  • Who will be our next guest?

Submit your 60 second, vocal free song/riff for consideration to be our new intro song! Send mp3 to phil@stormfrontfreaks.com by May 28th to be considered.

Visit www.HelicityDesigns.com for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of drinking containers. Use code: PODCAST at check-out for 5% off your entire order

Our Guest

Chad Myers is a meteorologist and the severe weather expert for CNN. Myers joined the network in 1999

He made his mark in broadcast meteorology forecasting the local weather in Detroit; Columbus, Ohio; Oklahoma City; Richmond, Virginia; and Lincoln, Nebraska before joining CNN.

Chad is a University of Nebraska graduate and earned his bachelors of science degree in meteorology in 1987

@chadmyerscnn on Twitter

Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner: www.TorndaoTitans.com

Wx Resources Links

Weather Fools Links

Submit your questions or comments about this show to questions@stormfrontfreaks.com and we may read it on our next episode!

Next episode (54), we’ll be with Janice Dean, Sr. Meteorologist on FOX News

Credits

Opening and Closing Music: Andrew Slotta

#52 - Guests: Beth Allan, Jennifer Brindley and Jennifer Stark - Women in Chasing

May 6, 2018
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In This Episode

  • Guests: Women in Chasing with Beth Allan, Jennifer Brindley and Jennifer Stark
  • Looking for listeners to submit music for new show introduction
  • Podcast now on Deezer
  • Helicity Designs and discount code
  • Lightning Round: To Tell The Truth
  • Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner
  • Wx Resources: We provide some great weather sites, apps and equipment
  • Weather Fools: We share the foolish things people do in bad weather situations
  • Who will be our next guest?

Visit www.HelicityDesigns.com for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of drinking containers. Use code: FRONT at check-out for 5% off your entire order

Our Guests

WOMEN IN CHASING with Beth Allan, Jennifer Brindley and Jennifer Stark

Beth Allan: Beth works full time as a school counselor and transitions to full-time storm chasing on the Canadian prairies in July and August. She is published as one of the top Canadian Instagrammers in a Canadian Geographic special edition book. Her photos have been published in local and national newspapers like the Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, and others.

Jennifer Brindley: Jennifer Brindley Ubl is a professional contemporary portrait photographer in Milwaukee, WI. Jennifer began chasing storms from her home state of Colorado in 2006 and photographed her first tornado a year later in Texas. With chasing partner Skip Talbot, they’ve participated in interesting projects including the IMAX film Extreme Weather as support crew for the armored TIV and Doghouse chase vehicles.

Jennifer Stark: Growing up in Tornado Alley, Jennifer has spent her entire life obsessed with weather. She started chasing in 2013, and joined North Texas Storm Spotters in 2015, first as a chaser and then last year Jennifer also became one of their forecasters.

Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner: www.TorndaoTitans.com

Wx Resources Links

Weather Fools Links

Submit your questions or comments about this show to questions@stormfrontfreaks.com and we may read it on our next episode!

Next episode (53), we’ll be with Chad Meyers, CNN Meteorologist and Severe Weather Expert

Credits 

Opening and Closing Music: Andrew Slotta