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#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. 

Follow Extreme Tornado Tours:

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.

Follow Eddie Sheerr:

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
#79 Guests: Greg Johnson & Aaron Rigsby - 10 Inch Rain Gauge

#79 Guests: Greg Johnson & Aaron Rigsby - 10 Inch Rain Gauge

May 19, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guests: Storm Chasers Aaron Rigsby and Greg Johnson
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Chasing on a Budget
  • Lightning Round: Match Game
  • Tornado Talk with Jen Narramore – 1957 Ruskin Heights F5 Tornado
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Freak Fan Box - we check in with our fans

Brought to you by Extreme Tornado Tours at www.extremetornadotours.com

Our Guests

Aaron Rigsby, Storm Chaser

Aaron has been chasing storms for 8 years, including category 5 hurricane Michael, Cat 4 Harvey, the historic buffalo blizzard, and over 100 tornadoes including the Pilger Nebraska twin EF4 tornadoes. Aaron is a professional photographer and when he's not chasing storms, he's chasing landscapes to photograph.

Greg Johnson, Storm Chaser

Greg Johnson, is a former guest on Episode 43 and one of North America’s top professional storm-chasers and severe weather experts.  He is also an accomplished photographer, speaker and workshop leader. Having graduated from Canada’s renowned Acadia University, Greg is also a part of the Tornado Hunters television series currently on Netflix.

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Follow Greg Johnson:

Drive Weather App is from the family of Official Weather Apps of the Storm Front Freaks 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 May 30.  Guest TBA.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#78 Guests: John Moss & Jon Haverfield - He Ate the Sausage

#78 Guests: John Moss & Jon Haverfield - He Ate the Sausage

May 5, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guests: John Moss and Jon Haverfield of Weather Battle
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Storm Photography Best Practices
  • Lightning Round: Name that Movie
  • Tornado Talk with Jen Narramore – 1999 BridgeCreek-Moore Tornado
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Weather Trollbot 5000 interprets what our weather friends were really thinking
  • Freak Fan Box - we check in with our fans
  • Who will be our next guest?

Brought to you by Extreme Tornado Tours at www.extremetornadotours.com

Our Guests

John Moss, Executive VP of Business Relations for Weather Battle a fantasy forecasting game

John is a former TV sportscaster and most recently, Sports Director at the ABC affiliate in Tulsa, OK and currently freelances in communications and video production.

Jon Haverfield, VP of Sales and Meteorologist at Weather Battle

Jon has been chasing storms across Oklahoma since he was 16, witnessing over 50 tornadoes. Jon has been a TV meteorologist for 7 years in Waco, TX and most recently at KJRH in Tulsa, OK. 

Follow and download Weather Battle:

Drive Weather App is from the family of Official Weather Apps of the Storm Front Freaks 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 5% 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 (79), we're going "Coast-To-Coast with your Favorite TV Meteorologists" by visiting with Chief Josh Eachus of WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#77 Guest: Jessica Lebel - Pimped Out Weather Beast

#77 Guest: Jessica Lebel - Pimped Out Weather Beast

April 21, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guest: Jessica Lebel, Meteorologist KDVR-31 and KWGN-2 Denver, CO
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Tornadoes That Shaped Us Part 3
  • Lightning Round: Colorado or Arizona Movie
  • Tornado Talk with Jen Narramore – 2011 Hackleburg-Phil Campbell EF5
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Wx Resources-We share some great sites, equipment, books, etc.
  • Who will be our next guest?

Brought to you by Extreme Tornado Tours at www.extremetornadotours.com

Our Guest

Jessica Lebel, Meteorologist KDVR-31 and KWGN-2 Denver, CO

Jessica Lebel is a Meteorologist for KDVR-31 and KWGN-2 in her native Denver, CO.  After TV stints in Grand Junction and Colorado Springs, she returned to Denver in 2017.

Lebel earned her bachelor’s degree in atmospheric science from the University of Kansas, with an emphasis in news media forecasting.

Follow Jessica on social media:

Atmosphere Weather App is the Official Weather App of the Storm Front Freaks 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 5% 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 (78), we’ll have John Moss from the new Fantasy Weather Battle (Fantasy Forecasting Contests) app.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#76 Guest: Mace Michaels - As Always, Always

#76 Guest: Mace Michaels - As Always, Always

April 7, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guest: Mace Michaels, Meteorologist for the Minnesota Twins, WeatherNation and Severe Studios
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Tornadoes That Shaped Us Part 2
  • Question of the Week: Is The Weather Channel responsible for the deaths of Corbin Jaeger, Kelley Williamson and Randy Yarnall?
  • Lightning Round: Lightning Hi or Lo
  • Tornado Talk with Jen Narramore – 1974 Xenia, OH F5
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Who will be our next guest?

Brought to you by Extreme Tornado Tours at www.extremetornadotours.com

Our Guest

Mace Michaels, Meteorologist Minnesota Twins Baseball, WeatherNation, SevereStudios

Mace Michaels is a Meteorologist for the Minnesota Twins, WeatherNation and Severe Studios. His 30 years in broadcasting have taken him all across the Midwest and in the South. His first TV Meteorology job was in Wausau, WI, followed by stops in Grand Rapids, MI, Fort Myers, FL, Tampa, FL, Cedar Rapids, IA, Minneapolis, MN and then across the country on WeatherNation.

With a Bacherlor’s degree in Meteorology from the University of North Dakota, Mace is also an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and winner of two regional Emmy awards for Hurricane and Winter Storm coverage.

Follow Mace on social media:

Atmosphere Weather App is the Official Weather App of the Storm Front Freaks 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 5% off your entire order

Question of the Week

Question of the Week Link: Three storm chasers died in a violent Texas collision. One mother now blames the Weather Channel

Tornado Talk

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 (77), we’ll have FOX-KDVR, Denver Meteorologist Jessica Lebel as part of our “Coast to Coast with your Favorite TV Meteorologists” series.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#75 Guest: Ada Monzon - That’s What I Said

#75 Guest: Ada Monzon - That’s What I Said

March 24, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guest: Ada Monzón, Chief Meteorologist WIPR-TV, Puerto Rico
  • National Weather Podcast Month and Joel Housman from Ice Station Housman Podcast
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Tornadoes That Shaped Us
  • Lightning Round: Trippy
  • Tornado Talk with Jen Narramore – Piedmont, AL Palm Sunday F4 Tornado
  • Wx Resources-Great sites, books, equipment and more for you!
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Who will be our next guest?

Brought to you by Extreme Tornado Tours at www.extremetornadotours.com

Our Guest

Ada Monzón, Chief Meteorologist WIPR-TV, Puerto Rico

Ada Monzón is the first female meteorologist in Puerto Rico and an expert in hurricanes and tropical weather. She is an American Meteorological Society (AMS) Fellow Awardee and Broadcaster of the Year. Ada is also the Founder of the EcoExploratorio: Puerto Rico Science Museum and her messaging before, during and after Hurricane Maria reached over 31 million viewers.

She finished her Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Pierdas and her Master’s Degree in Meteorology from Florida State University.

Follow Ada on social media:

Atmosphere Weather App is the Official Weather App of the Storm Front Freaks 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 5% off your entire order

Get hooked on tornado history at www.TornadoTalk.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 (76), we’ll have Minnesota Twins Meteorologist, Mace Michaels.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#74 Guest: Brad Sowder

#74 Guest: Brad Sowder

March 10, 2019

In This Episode

 

  • Guest: Brad Sowder, Morning Meteorologist and Chaser FOX29-San Antonio
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Photography Equipment
  • Helicity Designs and discount code
  • Lightning Round: Tech Now
  • Tornado Talk with Jen Narramore – Flint/Beecher F5 Tornado
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Who will be our next guest?

Brought to you by Extreme Tornado Tours at www.extremetornadotours.com

Our Guest

Brad Sowder, Morning Meteorologist and Storm Chaser at FOX29 San Antonio

As an Emmy award-winning severe weather expert, Brad Sowder recently spent several years forecasting morning weather in Oklahoma City and was a featured storm chaser during severe weather. He is one of the only meteorologists that has chased tornadoes from a helicopter. Before Oklahoma, Brad forecasted for a number of years in Colorado.

Brad is originally from Virginia and is an atmospheric science graduate from the University of North Carolina in Asheville.

To follow Brad, search “Brad Sowder” on social media

Contributors and Partners

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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 (74), as part of our “Coast to Coast with your Favorite TV Meteorologists” series, our guest will be Ada Monzon, Meteorologist in Puerto Rico.

Credits

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