SFF #13 - Because 14 is Just Too Many!

November 6, 2016
00:0000:00

In This Episode
  • Guest:  Jon Erdman, Sr. Meteorologist and Columnist for The Weather Channel (weather.com)
  • Lightning Round:  The Perfect Storm Hi or Lo
  • The team discusses Winter Storm Warnings Confusion
  • Weather Fools: We share our most crazy examples
  • WxResources: Highlighting weather resources for our listeners
  • Listener Questions and Comments
Our Guest

Jon Erdmann, Sr. Meteorologist and Writer, The Weather Channel-Digital

Synoptic meteorologist with substantial experience in severe convective, winter, tropical, and extended-range forecasting. Focus on leveraging research & technology to create compelling, engaging content to communicate weather risk and perspective. Online and on-air segments both produced & executed. Particularly interested in weather research & consultation for forensic clients & weather risk management.


Winter Storm Warnings Confusion
Weather Fools Links


WxResources Links


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We’ll be at Indiana ChaserCon November 19!

Credits

Opening and Closing Music: Andrew Slotta

SFF #12 - Say That in Your Interview

October 23, 2016
00:0000:00
In This Episode
  • Guest:  John Belski, Meteorologist, WLKY-TV and Author of Backyard Weather Folklore
  • Lightning Round:  Who Wants To Be A Millionaire on Groundhog Day
  • The team discusses Drowning Deaths from Hurricane Matthew
  • Weather Fools: We share our most crazy examples
  • WxResources: Highlighting weather resources for our listeners
  • Listener Questions and Comments
  • Episode 13 Guest will be Jon Erdmann, Meteorologist, The Weather Channel
Our Guest

John Belski, Meteorologist, WLKY-TV in Louisville, KY and Author of Backyard Weather Folklore

John worked for WLKY in the 1980's and then for WAVE-TV in the 1990's until 2010.  Over the years he received various awards. Among these were a Regional Emmy for severe weather coverage and a Special Service Award from the National Weather Service. He was recipient of the national Mark Trail Award from the National Weather Service for public education about weather radios.  He was voted Best Meteorologist of Louisville and the Best of Kentucky numerous times by different publications.  On the science end of the weather, John was the first meteorologist in the country to present a daily 14 day forecast. He was even invited to the White House to meet with President Clinton and Vice-President Gore for a discussion on global warming.  On the fun end of the weather, John wrote a book titled, Backyard Weather Folklore. 

Belski’s Blog (find links to the book here) 
John on Twitter @JohnBelskiWLKY
John Belski on Facebook

Backyard Weather Folklore Book can also be purchased for $15 (includes shipping) through the mail at:
John Belski
WLKY
1918 Mellwood Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206

Drowning Deaths in Hurricane Matthew


Weather Fools Links


WxResources Links

Phil: 5-0 Radio Police Scanner App (iOS) (Android)

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We’ll be at Indiana ChaserCon November 19!

Credits

Opening and Closing Music: Andrew Slotta

SFF #11 - Don’t Drone and Drive!

October 9, 2016
00:0000:00

In This Episode

  • Guest:  Reed Stough, Managing Partner, Rex Game Studios (makers of Storm Quest storm chasing video game)
  • Lightning Round:  Classic Arcade Video Game Jeopardy
  • Storm School with Brady teaches Hurricane Myths
  • The team discusses the Future of Unmanned Drones in Weather
  • Weather Fools: We share our most crazy examples
  • WxResources: Highlighting weather resources for our listeners
  • Listener Questions and Comments

Our Guest

Reed Stough, Managing Partner, Rex Game Studios (Storm Quest Game)

Mr. Stough brings over 14 years of experience in programming, business analysis and project management to REX Game Studios®. His unique perspective in the area of Meteorology was developed as a child and he has been fascinated with the dynamics of weather and storms ever since. As a storm spotter with the National Weather Service he chased thunderstorms and tornadoes, further fueling his passion for Mother Nature's wrath. Reed has written many papers on how to forecast thunderstorm outbreaks and severe weather events.

Facebook: Storm Quest Game

Future of Unmanned Drones in Weather

Weather Fools Links

WxResources Links


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We’ll be at Indiana ChaserCon November 19!

Credits

Opening and Closing Music:  Andrew Slotta

SFF #10 - I Want my Baby Back Ribs!

September 25, 2016
00:0000:00

In This Episode

  • Guest:  Aubrey Urbanowicz, Chief Meteorologist, WHSV-TV, and Weather Brains Podcast Panelist
  • Lightning Round:  Password
  • Storm School with Brady teaches Lightning Myths
  • The team discusses the Lightning Education and Fatalities
  • Weather Fools: We share our most crazy examples
  • WxResources: Highlighting weather resources for our listeners
  • Listener Questions and Comments

Our Guest

Aubrey Urbanowicz, Chief Meteorologist, WHSV-TV, and Weather Brains Podcast Panelist
Twitter: @WHSVaubs

Lightning Education, Warnings and Fatalities Links

Weather Fools Links

WxResources Links

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We’ll be at Indiana ChaserCon November 19!

Credits

Opening and Closing Music:  Andrew Slotta

SFF #B3 - Storms are a Brewin’: Weather Themed Craft Brews

September 18, 2016
00:0000:00
A Special Presentation of Storm Front Freaks Podcast

Our Special Guests

Conan Crofoot, Brewer, Braxton Brewing Co.
Zac Carpenter, Co-Founder, Bad Weather Brewing Co.
Mike Stuart, Hype Man, MadTree Brewing Co.
Blake/Heather Niederhofer, Head Brewer/Partner Lone Pint Brewery
Mike Bishop, Founder, Big Storm Brewing Co.

Brewery Websites

Braxton Brewing Co. Storm Golden Cream Ale

Bad Weather Brewing Co. Windvane Red IPA & Ominous Double Brown Ale


MadTree Brewing Co. ThunderSnow

Lone Pint Brewery Tornado Shark Ale

Big Storm Brewing Co.  Arcus India Pale Ale & Helicity Lager Pilsner

Credits

Opening/Closing Music: Andrew Slotta

SFF #9 - It’s Chasecation!

September 11, 2016
00:0000:00

In This Episode

  • Guest:  Ian Livingston, Information Lead and Photographer for The Capital Weather Gang and Co-Founder of USTornadoes.com
  • Lightning Round:  Name that Storm
  • Storm School with Brady teaches Hurricane Track vs. Intensity
  • The team discusses the Tropical Storm Season Hype Train
  • Weather Fools: We share our most crazy examples
  • WxResources: Highlighting weather resources for our listeners
  • Listener Questions and Comments

Our Guest

Ian Livingston, Information Lead and Photographer for The Capital Weather Gang and Co-Founder of USTornadoes.com
Twitter: @islivingston

Weather Fools Links

Dina:  Daily Mail Hurricane Gaston to Hit U.S.

WxResources Links


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Credits

Opening and Closing Music:  Andrew Slotta

SFF #8 - Insert Name Here!

August 27, 2016
00:0000:00

In This Episode

  • Guest: Dominique Villela, Chief Marketing Officer, MetLoop-Precision Weather Technologies
  • Lightning Round: Hi or Lo
  • Storm School with Brady teaches Sea Breeze TStorms
  • The team discusses current congressional bill that may take away forecasting and alerting duties from the NWS and privatize them
  • Weather Fools: We share our most crazy examples
  • WxResources: Highlighting weather resources for our listeners
  • Listener Questions and Comments

Our Guest

Dominique Villela is the Chief Marketing Officer for MetLoop-Precision Weather Technologies.  MetLoop provides personal weather alerts for your specific residence or business.

Congressional Bill to Limit NWS from Forecasting and Alerting Duties

Weather Fools Links

WxResources Links

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Credits

Opening and Closing Music:  Andrew Slotta

SFF #B2 - Aim for the Sky: Storm Photography

August 20, 2016
00:0000:00
A Special Presentation of Storm Front Freaks Podcast
Our Special Guests
Mike Olbinski - mikeolbinski.com and on Twitter: @mikeolbinski
Brian Miner - bdminer.com and on Twitter: @BDMphoto
Jeremy Bower - facebook.com/jrbstormphoto and on Twitter: @jrbstorm
Episode References
VSCO App for iOS and Android
Monsoon II - a film by Mike Olbinski
Vorticity - a film by Mike Olbinski

For more information about this episode and our normal bi-weekly show, visit www.stormfrontfreaks.com
Credits
Opening/Closing Music: Andrew Slotta

SFF #7 - They Need a Hot Tub Time Machine!

August 14, 2016
00:0000:00

In This Episode

  • Guest:  Dr. Jay Hobgood, Director of the Atmospheric Science Program at The Ohio State University and Hurricane Expert
  • Lightning Round:  Hurricane or Supermodel?
  • Storm School with Brady teaches Hurricanes
  • The team discusses Hurricane Evacuations and Deaths: Does the Public Really Understand What the Threat Is?
  • Weather Fools: We share our most crazy examples
  • WxResources: Highlighting weather resources for our listeners
  • Listener Questions and Comments

Our Guest

Dr. Jay Hobgood is an Associate Professor and Director of the Atmospheric Science Program at The Ohio State Univeristy specializing in studying hurricanes and tropical storms.

Twitter: @jayhobgood

Hurricane Evacuation and Threats Discussion

LSU Hurricane Evacuation Survey Article via WWL-TV:
Hurricane Deaths Articles:

Weather Fools Links

WxResources Links

Dina:  RadarScope
Customizable ZoomRadar.com Map on StormFrontFreaks.com

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Visit NIMBUS4.com for more information about the NIMBUS4 Severe Weather Detector.

Credits

Opening and Closing Music:  Andrew Slotta

SFF #6 - He had a Charizard to Catch!

July 31, 2016
00:0000:00

In This Episode

  • Guests:  Geoff Cornish, Chief Meteorologist at WICU/WSEE-TV in Erie, PA and also Meteorologist with ZoomRadar.com
  • Lightning Round:  $100,000 Pyramid Storm Front Freaks Style
  • Storm School with Brady teaches about Micro and Macro Bursts
  • The team discusses NWS Hazard Simplification Warning Graphics
  • Weather Fools: We share our most crazy examples
  • WxResources: Highlighting weather resources for our listeners

Our Guest

Chief Meteorologist Geoff Cornish started his current position at WICU/WSEE-TV in December 2013 after working for stations in Joplin, Lexington, and Toledo.  He also serves a primary role in sales, marketing and meteorology for ZoomRadar.com.

Twitter: @StormOfCorn
Website: ZoomRadar.com

Hazard Simplification Project Post

Example of NWS Warning Grapics. Twitter: @NWSSevereTstorm

Weather Fools Links

WxResources Links


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Credits

Opening and Closing Music:  Andrew Slotta