#45 - Guests: Bill Ford and Mike Prendergast - Fluffy the Cross-dressing Cat

January 28, 2018
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In This Episode

  • Guest: Bill Ford and Mike Prendergast of Storm Warriors
  • Lightning Round: Head-to-Head and Match the Freaks (Iconic Restaurants)
  • Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner: Forecast Models Part 2
  • The team discusses if organizations, employees and chasers involved in storms should do more to equip themselves for assisting after they hit?
  • Wx Resources: We provide some great weather sites, apps and equipment
  • Weather Fools: We share the foolish things people do in bad weather situations
  • Listener/Viewer Comments and Questions
  • Who will be our next guest?

Our Guests

Bill Ford and Mike Prendergast of Storm Warriors

Bill Ford has been tracking down tornadoes and helping with disaster relief for three decades.  After witnessing the aftermath of the 1999 Moore Oklahoma tornado, Bill has been stopping and giving assistance to those affected by storms.  He was involved in the recovery from Rita, Katrina, and Sandy hurricanes as well as many tornado aftermaths in Texas and Oklahoma.

Bill believes, “No one should ever die from a tornado.”  He helps bring advanced warning to communities by providing ‘ground truth’ to the National Weather Service and other news media.  Bill has also been a part of helping train volunteer fire fighters, county sheriff and community leaders on how to give advanced warning.  In addition, helping family’s community organizations and schools take responsibility through awareness and education through their “Know Where To Go” campaign.

Born and bred in Texas, Mike Prendergast first gained a fascination with all things extreme weather when he experienced the power of a Category 3 Hurricane Alicia in 1983 as the eye wall passed over his childhood home.  He has been enamored with weather ever since and in particular tornadoes.

His heart for serving others spills over into storm chasing.  While he enjoys seeing the power of the storm, he hates to see communities get ravaged.  After years of asking God why he has this fascination with something that causes so much pain and destruction, He has shown Mike the good in being able to warn others of the impending storm, assist those that need it most and help restore those communities affected.

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

WxResources 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 (46), we’ll be celebrating Women in Science Day with our guest Jen Carfagno of The Weather Channel.

Credits

Opening and Closing Music: Andrew Slotta

#44 - Guest: Ginger Zee - LaBamba Genesis

January 14, 2018
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In This Episode

  • Guest: Ginger Zee, ABC News Chief Meteorologist and Good Morning America Co-Host
  • Lightning Round: Goo Goo or Gaa Gaa (Bizarre Baby Products)
  • Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner: Forecast Models Part 1
  • The team discusses multiple names to describe the same storm - helpful or confusing?
  • Wx Resources: We provide some great weather sites, apps and equipment
  • Weather Fools: We share the foolish things people do in bad weather situations
  • Listener/Viewer Comments and Questions
  • Who will be our next guest?

2017 Guest Plug Blooper Reel on YouTube

Podbean Top 10 Science and Medicine Podcast of 2017

Our Guest

Ginger Zee, ABC News Chief Meteorologist and Good Morning America Co-Host

Ginger Zee is the chief meteorologist at ABC News, reporting on the nation’s weather on “Good Morning America” and across ABC News broadcasts and digital platforms.

Prior to joining ABC News, she was a meteorologist at NBC station WMAQ-Channel 5 in Chicago from 2006-2011. 

Zee, who has storm chased since college has a genuine passion for the atmosphere and a dedication to getting young people interested in science. 

The Emmy Award-winning meteorologist attended Valparaiso University and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in meteorology.

She has recently authored a NYTimes Bestselling autobiography, Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. I am One.

Partner: ZoomRadar Chaser Radar App and ZoomRadar.com

Partner: WeatherProShop.com

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

Partner: SevereStreaming.com of Severe Studios

WxResources 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 (45), our guest will be Bill Ford and Mike Pendergast of Storm Warriors storm chasers and Storm Warriors TV.

Credits

  • Opening and Closing Music: Andrew Slotta
  • Additional Music: Jukedeck.com