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#114 Guest: Mike Eilts - Squatty Potty

#114 Guest: Mike Eilts - Squatty Potty

September 20, 2020

In This Episode

  • Guest: Mike Eilts, Sr. Vice President of Weather, DTN
  • Tracker Chat from the Tornado Trackers
  • Lightning Round: Deal or No Deal (Shark Tank)
  • #WeatherFools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Weather Trollbot 5000 - Our robot interprets the real thoughts of our weather friends when trolled on social media

Our Guest: Mike Eilts

Mike worked at the National Severe Storms Lab and was Co-Founder and former President and CEO of Weather Decision Technologies (WDT) until its sale to DTN in 2018.  WDT's core offerings included SkyWise, WeatherOps, Frontier and the well-known RadarScope still supported by DTN today.  Mike is now Senior Vice President of Weather at DTN and leader of the Weather Business Unit which would be the largest, privately held weather information company in the world if it were a stand-alone company.

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  • Twitter:  @Eilts

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Next Episode records on October 1st at 9pmET/8pmCT.  We welcome the Preparedness and Resilience Program Lead for the NWS, Doug Hildebrandt!

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#113 Guest: Rob Marciano - Lube Job

#113 Guest: Rob Marciano - Lube Job

September 5, 2020

In This Episode

  • Guest: Rob Marciano, Sr. Meteorologist at ABC News/Good Morning America
  • Lightning Round: 2 Young Kids and Work for ABC So You've Probably Been to Disney World
  • #WeatherFools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Potty Mouth Forecasts

Our Guest

Rob Marciano

Rob Marciano is the senior meteorologist of ABC’s “World News Tonight” and the weekend edition of “Good Morning America.”  Since joining the network he has reported on nearly every natural disaster to hit the United States. Marciano has covered tornadoes, hurricanes, floods and blizzards; even erupting volcanoes surrounding towns in Hawaii.

Before joining ABC News, Marciano was the co-host of “Entertainment Tonight" and worked at CNN.

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  • Twitter:  @RobMarciano
  • Instagram:  @RobertMarciano

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Next Episode records on September 17th at 9pmET/8pmCT.  We'll be with the Vice President of Weather for DTN/Radarscope, Mike Eilts

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#112 Guest: Storm Chaser Roundtable - Pecos Yank Me!

#112 Guest: Storm Chaser Roundtable - Pecos Yank Me!

August 23, 2020

In This Episode

  • Guests: Storm Chaser Round Table-Daniel Shaw, Hank Schyma, Mike Olbinski
  • Lightning Round: FU (Fujita University)
  • Weather Trollbot 5000-Our re-programmed robot interprets the thoughts of our weather friends after being trolled

Our Guests

Daniel Shaw

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. 

Hank Schyma

Hank Schyma, also known as Pecos Hank, is a musician, songwriter, filmmaker and professional storm chaser based in Houston, Texas. He has directed and produced a catalogue of storm and nature documentation on The Weather Channel, Discovery Channel, National Geographic and more.

Mike Olbinski

Mike Olbinski calls himself a storm-chasing wedding photographer. He's based out of Phoenix, Arizona, and when he's not shooting weddings, he's chasing storms across the desert southwest and the Central Plains. Mike creates amazing time-lapse films a few times a year. His work has been seen across the world, in commercials, documentaries, magazines and even films.

        

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Next Episode records on August 20th at 9pmET/8pmCT.  We have a storm chasers roundtable with Daniel Shaw, Hank Schyma and Mike Olbinski!

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#111 Guest: Mark Sudduth - Was Her Laundry Done?

#111 Guest: Mark Sudduth - Was Her Laundry Done?

August 8, 2020

In This Episode

  • Guest: Mark Sudduth-Hurricane Chaser and Creator HurricaneTrack.com
  • Lightning Round: Weird Things Humans Search For
  • #WeatherFools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Brady's Segment-"What Happens Next?"

Our Guest

Mark Sudduth

Mark has been studying the impacts of hurricanes for almost 25 years and his team deploy remotely operated, unmanned camera systems to stream and capture live video of hurricane effects. In addition, Mark has worked to collect wind and pressure data during tropical storm and hurricane landfall events and has contributed numerous reports to the National Hurricane Center both operationally and post-cyclone. 

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Next Episode records on August 20th at 9pmET/8pmCT.  We have a storm chasers roundtable with Daniel Shaw, Hank Schyma and Mike Olbinski!

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#110 Guest: Brett Adair - Did You Keep The Stone?

#110 Guest: Brett Adair - Did You Keep The Stone?

July 25, 2020

In This Episode

  • Guest: Brett Adair, Meteorologist-WeatherNationTV, Storm Chaser and Owner of Live Storms Media
  • Lightning Round: Mama's Favorites (Favorite Foods in Dixie Alley)
  • #WeatherFools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Jen's Weather Trivia

Our Guest

 

Brett Adair

 

Brett Adair is an Alabama born and raised meteorologist. Upon graduating from Mississippi State University, Brett quickly launched his career in 2016 with WeatherNationTV as a Field Meteorologist tracking dangerous storms.  He is also a business owner and operates Live Storms Media, a brokerage firm for professional videographers and storm chasers around the world.

 

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Next Episode records on August 6th at 9pmET/8pmCT.  We'll be talking to the Hurricane Tracker himself, Mark Sudduth!

 

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#109 Guest: Cheryl Nelson - Shift Work

#109 Guest: Cheryl Nelson - Shift Work

July 12, 2020

In This Episode

  • Guest: Cheryl Nelson, TV Host, Meteorologist, Disaster and Hurricane Preparedness Expert
  • Lightning Round: Legal or Illegal (pets needing permits in Virginia)
  • #WeatherFools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Wx Resources - Providing useful weather websites, equipment, books, and more

Our Guest

Cheryl Nelson

Cheryl is a spokesperson, tv host, broadcast meteorologist, natural disaster preparedness expert and lifestyle expert. She hosted the TV special Get Ready America: The National Hurricane Survival Test. Cheryl is currently the co-host of the popular weekday lifestyle TV show Coast LIVE on WTKR-TV in Norfolk, Virginia. She received her Bachelor's of Science in Meteorology from Penn State University.

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Next Episode records on July 23rd at 9pmET/8pmCT.  We'll be talking to acclaimed storm chaser, Brett Adair!

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#108 Guest: Adam Houston - Nipple Notes

#108 Guest: Adam Houston - Nipple Notes

June 28, 2020

In This Episode

  • Guest: Adam Houston, Earth and Atmospheric Science Professor at University Nebraska-Lincoln and Principal Investigator of the TORUS (Targeted Observation by Radars and UAS of Supercells) project
  • Lightning Round: Weird Things Humans Search For
  • Brady's Segment - A new segment to guess what happens next in a weather video
  • Weather Trollbot 5000 - Our repurposed robot interprets the thoughts of our weather friends when trolled on social media

Our Guest

Adam Houston

Dr. Adam Houston joined the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) faculty in 2006 and is currently a professor in the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences department and Principal Investigator of the TORUS Project.  More than 50 scientists and students from four universities participate in the TORUS (Targeted Observation by Radars and UAS of Supercells) study, deploying a broad suite of cutting-edge instrumentation and drones into the US Great Plains during the 2019 and 2020 storm seasons.  Dr. Houston received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his B.S. from Texas A&M University.

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Next Episode records on July 9th at 9pmET/8pmCT.  We'll be talking to Cheryl Nelson, Broadcast Meteorologist and Hurricane Preparedness Expert!

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#107 Guest: Glenn Schwartz - Chapter 6

#107 Guest: Glenn Schwartz - Chapter 6

June 13, 2020

In This Episode

  • Guest: Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz, Philadelphia TV Meteorologist and Author of "The Weathermaker"
  • Lightning Round: Weird Things Humans Search For
  • You Gotta Have - A new segment from Dina of weather things you can order from Amazon or download online during COVID-19
  • #WeatherFools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations

Our Guest

Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz

Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz is a meteorologist for NBC10-Philadelphia.  Glenn has been covering the Greater Philadelphia area for over 24 years and was inducted into the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 2010.  Just this year, Glenn published his first fiction novel, “The Weathermaker.” He graduated from Penn State in 1972 with a Bachelors of Science in Meteorology. 

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Next Episode records on June 25th at 9pmET/8pmCT.  We'll be talking to Adam Houston of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln TORUS Drone Project!

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#106 - Twister Movie Commentary

#106 - Twister Movie Commentary

May 31, 2020

In This Episode

  • Storm Front Freaks Twister Movie Commentary

How to Watch "Twister" with the Freaks

Cue up the movie and we'll count you down to push play so you can enjoy the movie with the Storm Front Freaks wild and factual commentary.  Feel free to join us In our drinking game which you can download from the link below… 

Storm Front Freaks Twister Movie Drinking Game 

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Next Episode records on June  at 9pmET/8pmCT.  We'll be joined by Philadelphia TV Meteorologist and Author, Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz!

Credits

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

 

#105 Guest: Gina Eosco - Do I Have a Small… ?

#105 Guest: Gina Eosco - Do I Have a Small… ?

May 17, 2020

In This Episode

  • Guest: Gina Eosco - Social Scientist and FACETs Program Manager with NOAA
  • Titan U Minute
  • Lightning Round: Weird Things Humans Search For
  • #WeatherFools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Have You Heard - New segment as we discuss COVID-19 grounding planes and reducing weather data

Our Guest

Gina Eosco, Social Scientist and NOAA FACETs Program Manager

Dr. Gina Eosco is the Social Science and FACETs (Forecasting A Continuum of Environmental Threats) Program Manager for NOAA's Weather Program Office.  In her new role as FACETs Program Manager, she is collaborating with the NWS and OAR Labs to innovate the next generation watch and warning framework.  Dr. Eosco earned her M.S. and Ph.D. in weather risk communication from Cornell University, and a B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from the University of Maryland.

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Next Episode records on May 28th at a special time of 8pmET/7pmCT.  It's our special TWISTER MOVIE COMMENTARY show!

Credits

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

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