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#89 Guest: Jennifer Dunn - It’s Not That Kind of Internship

#89 Guest: Jennifer Dunn - It’s Not That Kind of Internship

October 6, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guest: Jennifer Dunn, Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the NWS-Ft. Worth, Texas office
  • Lightning Round: Disney Speed Round
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Wx Resources-Great websites, equipment, books, or other weather resources

Our Guest

Jennifer Dunn, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, NWS-Ft. Worth and Storm Chaser

Jennifer Dunn is the Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Fort Worth, Texas.  She has chased storms since 2005 while at Texas A&M University where she received a Bachelors degree in meteorology.  Jennifer started her career as an intern at the NWS office in Corpus Christi before starting her professional career at the Ft. Worth office as a forecaster and in 2018 as the WCM.

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Next Episode records on October 17th we have Storm and Hurricane Chaser Michael Koch at 9pmET/8pmCT

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#88 Guest: Andrew Blum - It’s Not a Cheerleader

#88 Guest: Andrew Blum - It’s Not a Cheerleader

September 21, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guest: Andrew Blum, Author of "The Weather Machine"
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Favorite Chase Day Eateries
  • Lightning Round: Trivial Pursuit
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Weather Trollbot 5000-Interprets what our weather friends were really thinking when responding to nasty social media trolls

Our Guest

Andrew Blum, Author of "The Weather Machine"

Andrew Blum is an author and journalist, writing about technology, infrastructure, architecture, design, cities, art and travel. As a magazine journalist, he has published dozens of feature stories in publications including Time, WIRED, Popular Science, Vanity Fair, and The New York Times. His previous book, Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet, was the first ever book-length look at the physical infrastructure of the Internet. His new book, The Weather Machine: A Journey Inside the Forecast, was published in June 2019.

Purchase "The Weather Machine" on Amazon

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To learn more about the Tornado Trackers visit them at www.TornadoTrackers.org

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To purchase tickets and learn more about the Mid-Atlantic ChaserCon, visit www.midatlanticchasercon.com

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Next Episode records on October 3rd we have NWS-Ft Worth Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jennifer Dunn

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#87 Guests: JT Cooper & Chris White - Rooms Charge by the Hour

#87 Guests: JT Cooper & Chris White - Rooms Charge by the Hour

September 8, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guests: Chris White, Organizer of Mid-Atlantic ChaserCon and JT Cooper, Organizer of Indiana ChaserCon
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Diary of Hurricane Dorian Chase
  • Lightning Round: Hollywood Squares
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations

Our Guests

Chris White, Storm Chaser and Organizer of the Mid-Atlantic ChaserCon

JT Cooper, Storm Chaser and Organizer of the Indiana Storm Chasers Convention

Chris White began chasing storms in May 2002.  After retiring as a civilian in the Defense Department, Chris joined the Virginia Tech Severe Weather Field Course (aka the “Hokie Stormchasers”) as a volunteer from 2011 to 2018 and founded the Mid-Atlantic ChaserCon in 2018.

Joseph (JT) Cooper is a meteorologist & Co-Owner at TDS Weather. He studied meteorology at the College of DuPage & Mississippi State University. JT has been a storm chaser for 17 years and is also the founder & co-organizer of the Indiana Storm Chasers Convention started in 2011.

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To learn more about the Tornado Trackers visit them at www.TornadoTrackers.org

Visit Helicity.co for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of merchandise.  Use code: SFF at check-out for 10% off your entire order

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

Next Episode records on September 19th we have author of "The Weather Machine", Andrew Blum

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#86 Guest: James Spann - Poop and Brut

#86 Guest: James Spann - Poop and Brut

August 24, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guest: James Spann, Chief Meteorologist-ABC 33/40 and author of "Weathering Life"
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Weather Models
  • Lightning Round: Top 10 AC-Adult Contemporary Hit's of the 80's
  • Wx Resources-We share some great weather websites, equipment, books, etc.
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations

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 37 years.  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 has recently authored and released an autobiography titled Weathering Life.

Follow James Spann and find "Weathering LIfe":

Atmosphere Weather is from the family of the Official Weather Apps of the Storm Front Freaks and available on iOS and Android

To learn more about the Tornado Trackers visit them at www.TornadoTrackers.org

Visit Helicity.co for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of merchandise.  Use code: SFF at check-out for 10% off your entire order

Wx Resources Links

#WeatherFools Links

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

Next Episode records on September 5th we have author of "The Weather Machine", Andrew Blum

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#85 Guest: Reed Timmer - Ask Dr. Reed

#85 Guest: Reed Timmer - Ask Dr. Reed

August 11, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guests: Reed Timmer, Extreme Meteorologist-Accuweather
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Favorite Video and Photo Editing Apps
  • Lightning Round: Family Feud-Famous Dogs
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations

Our Guest

Reed Timmer, Extereme Meteorologist-Accuweather

Reed Timmer has chased more than 1000 tornadoes and hurricanes, becoming one of the world’s leading experts on severe weather forecasting, research, and safety. He completed a PhD in Meteorology at The University of Oklahoma in 2015 after starring on Discovery Channel’s hit TV series, Storm Chasers.  Presently, Reed provides live coverage from severe weather across the world as the lead storm chaser for Accuweather since April 2015.  For Timmer, the ultimate goal is to better understand the complex dynamics behind tornadoes and other extreme storms so safer and stronger structures can be designed.

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Atmosphere Weather is from the family of the Official Weather Apps of the Storm Front Freaks and available on iOS and Android

To learn more about the Tornado Trackers visit them at www.TornadoTrackers.org

Visit Helicity.co for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of merchandise.  Use code: SFF at check-out for 10% off your entire order

More information on Mid-Atlantic Chaserson visit www.midatlanticchasercon.com

More information on Indiana Chaser Convention visit www.indchasercon.com

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 records on August 22nd we have James Spann, Author and Chief Meteorologist at ABC affiliate in Birmingham, Alabama.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#84 Guest: Janice Dean - I Love Those Haboobs

#84 Guest: Janice Dean - I Love Those Haboobs

July 27, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guests: Janice Dean, Senior Meteorologist at FOX News and author of “Mostly Sunny”
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Best Practices on Best Chase Day pt 3
  • Lightning Round: Name That Tune-Classic Rock
  • Tornado Talk with Jen Narramore – 1966 Candlestick Park, Mississippi F5
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Wx Resources-We share some great weather websites, equipment, books, etc.

Our Guest

Janice Dean, Senior Meteorologist-FOX and Friends (FOX News) and Author 

Janice is a native of Ontario, Canada.  She began her career journey working as morning show host and reporter at am Ottawa-based radio station.  She 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” and most recently her autobiography, "Mostly Sunny".

Follow Janice Dean and find "Mostly Sunny":

Atmosphere Weather is from the family of the Official Weather Apps of the Storm Front Freaks and available on iOS and Android

To learn more about the Tornado Trackers visit them at www.TornadoTrackers.org

Visit Helicity.co for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of merchandise.  Use code: SFF at check-out for 10% off your entire order

Get hooked on tornado history at www.TornadoTalk.com

Weather Fools Links

Wx Resources Links

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

Next Episode records on August 8th we have AccuWeather Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#83 Guests: Crystal Egger, Kathryn Prociv, Maria LaRosa - Side Hustle

#83 Guests: Crystal Egger, Kathryn Prociv, Maria LaRosa - Side Hustle

July 13, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guests: Crystal Egger, Kathryn Prociv, Maria LaRosa of Monarch Weather Consulting
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Best Practices on Best Chase Day pt 2
  • Lightning Round: Newlywed Game
  • Tornado Talk with Jen Narramore – July 13, 2004 Roanoake, IL F4 Tornado
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations

Our Guests

Crystal Egger, Kathryn Prociv and Maria LaRosa, Monarch Weather Consulting Leadership Team

Crystal Egger is an Emmy Award-winning host and meteorologist. She has anchored, interviewed and reported on major national weather events through The Weather Channel, NBC Los Angeles and NBC News.

Kathryn Prociv is a Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) and producer for NBC News in New York where she works closely with Al Roker. Prior to working at NBC News, Kathryn spent five years as a meteorologist and weather producer at The Weather Channel.

Maria LaRosa is a meteorologist and broadcaster. She has forecast and reported on the weather for WTVM in Columbus (GA), FOX19 in Cincinnati, KYW in Philadelphia, The Weather Channel, and NBC News.

Follow our Guests

Atmosphere Weather is from the family of the Official Weather Apps of the Storm Front Freaks and available on iOS and Android

To learn more about the Tornado Trackers visit them at www.TornadoTrackers.org

Visit Helicity.co for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of merchandise.  Use code: SFF at check-out for 10% off your entire order

Get hooked on tornado history at www.TornadoTalk.com

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 records on July 25th we have Fox and Friends Senior Meteorologist Janice Dean.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#82 Guest: Nick Drieschman - A Catheter With Every Tour

#82 Guest: Nick Drieschman - A Catheter With Every Tour

June 30, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guest: Nick Drieschman, Owner of Extreme Tornado Tours
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Best Practices on Best Chase Day
  • Lightning Round: Tour or False
  • Tornado Talk with Jen Narramore – 1978 4th of July Tornadoes
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • WxTrollbot 5000-Our robot deciphers the thoughts of our weather friends after being trolled on social media

Our Guest

Nick Drieschman, Owner of Extreme Tornado Tours

Nick Drieschman decided to pursue storm chasing as a full time passion in 2012 but honed his skills chasing monsoon season thunderstorms near his home town of San Diego since 2001.  He is a former chase partner of Reed Timmer. Currently Nick is based in Norman Oklahoma as a veteran guide and owner of Extreme Tornado Tours. 

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Atmosphere Weather is from the family of the Official Weather Apps of the Storm Front Freaks and available on iOS and Android

To learn more about the Tornado Trackers visit them at www.TornadoTrackers.org

Visit Helicity.co for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of merchandise.  Use code: SFF at check-out for 10% off your entire order

Get hooked on tornado history at www.TornadoTalk.com

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 records on July 11th we have former Weather Channel Meteorologists and now Monarch Weather Consultants, Kathryn Prociv, Maria LaRosa, and Crystal Eggers.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#81 Guest: Eddie Sheerr - Bergy Bits

#81 Guest: Eddie Sheerr - Bergy Bits

June 16, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guest: NTV Newfoundland, Canada Chief Meteorologist, Eddie Sheerr
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Sharing Storm Video
  • Lightning Round: Border Patrol
  • Tornado Talk with Jen Narramore – 1957 Fargo F5
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Wx Resources-We share some great resources you may be interested in
  • Freak Fan Box - we check in with our fans

Our Guest

Eddie Sheerr, Chief Meteorologist, NTV Newfoundland, Canada

Eddie Sheerr is NTV’s Chief Meteorologist in Newfoundland, Canada. Eddie’s career as a meteorologist brought him to TV stations in Macon, Georgia, and Grand Junction, Colorado, before he joined the NTV News team in 2013. He has a Bachelor of Science in meteorology from Plymouth State University in New Hampshire.

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Atmosphere Weather is from the family of the Official Weather Apps of the Storm Front Freaks and available on iOS and Android

To learn more about the Tornado Trackers visit them at www.TornadoTrackers.org

Visit Helicity.co for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of merchandise.  Use code: SFF at check-out for 10% off your entire order

Get hooked on tornado history at www.TornadoTalk.com

Weather Fools Links

Wx Resources Links

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

Next Episode records on June 27th we have Nick Drieschman from Extreme Tornado Tours joining us!

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#80 Guest: Gary England - Take Your Bitchin’ Somewhere Else

#80 Guest: Gary England - Take Your Bitchin’ Somewhere Else

June 2, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guest: Oklahoma TV Legend, Meteorologist Gary England
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Storm Chasing Etiquette
  • Lightning Round: Hi or Lo-Oklahoma Food Staples
  • Tornado Talk with Jen Narramore – 1953 Wooster F4 Tornado
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Freak Fan Box - we check in with our fans

Our Guest

Gary England, Oklahoma TV Weather Legend

A former guest on Episode 32, Oklahoma weather icon, Gary England has been with KWTV News 9 for over 40 years.  A recipient of numerous awards and honors including three Emmys, Gary is Oklahoma's top rated television meteorologist. He is an internationally recognized authority in severe weather and holds the distinction of being the person who implemented with Enterprise Electronics, the world's first commercial Doppler radar.

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Drive Weather App is from the family of the Official Weather Apps of the Storm Front Freaks and available on iOS and Android

To learn more about the Tornado Trackers visit them at www.TornadoTrackers.org

Visit Helicity.co for our Storm Front Freaks lineup of merchandise.  Use code: SFF at check-out for 10% off your entire order

Get hooked on tornado history at www.TornadoTalk.com

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 records on June 13th as part of our "Coast-to-Coast with your favorite TV Meteorologists" series we'll be with Meteorologist Eddie Sheerr from NTV News in New Foundland, Canada

Credits

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