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#140 SFFP - Matt Lanza - Warm Fuzzy

#140 SFFP - Matt Lanza - Warm Fuzzy

September 19, 2021

In This Episode

  • Guest: Matt Lanza, Meteorologist and Managing Editor at Space City Weather
  • Mid-Atlantic ChaserCon
  • Lightning Round: What's Bigger Than Texas?
  • 5% Discount at Helicity.co/sff
  • #weatherfools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Funny Weather Memes - We share some funny memes with a weather flavor you'll want to add to your social media collection
  • Reveal of our next guest…

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Our Guest: Matt Lanza

Matt Lanza is the Managing Editor for SpaceCityWeather.com providing forecasts for the Houston metro. Matt is also a forecast meteorologist in Houston’s energy sector, and he previously worked as a broadcast meteorologist in Upstate New York.

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Next Episode will feature another episode in our Women In Chasing series with storm chasers and photographers Jessica Moore and Jenny Hagen. We will be recording LIVE for Patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks members on Thursday 9/30 at 9pmET/8pmCT and available to all on your favorite podcast player the following Sunday.

Credits:

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#139 SFFP - Hank Schyma & Raychel Sanner - Part 3: Storm Training (Storm Identification)

#139 SFFP - Hank Schyma & Raychel Sanner - Part 3: Storm Training (Storm Identification)

September 5, 2021

In This Episode

  • Part 3 of 3 in the Storm Training Series: Picking the Storm
  • Guests: Storm Chasers Hank Schyma and Raychel Sanner
  • 5% Discount at Helicity.co/sff
  • Lightning Round: Tornado Ally's Famous Musicians
  • Potty Mouth Forecasts - We scour the dark web for discarded weather forecasts or interviews where our weather friends were using foul language
  • #weatherfools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Reveal of our next guest…

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Our Guests

Hank Schyma

Hank Schyma, also known as Pecos Hank, is a musician, songwriter, filmmaker and professional stormchaser with a catalogue of storm and nature documentation on The Weather Channel, Discovery Channel, National Geographic and more.

Raychel Sanner

Raychel is an Emmy winner and has been a storm chaser for over 15 years while creating groundbreaking storm chasing content as the Co-Founder of TornadoTitans.com.

  • Google "Tornadoes" to find Hank Schyma
  • Raychel Sanner can be found via tornadotitans.com

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Next Episode will feature meteorologist and contributor to Space City Weather in Houston, Matt Lanza. We will be recording LIVE for Patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks members on Thursday 9/16 at 9pmET/8pmCT and available to all on your favorite podcast player the following Sunday.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#138 SFFP - Reed Timmer - Part 2: Storm Training (Storm Target Forecasting)

#138 SFFP - Reed Timmer - Part 2: Storm Training (Storm Target Forecasting)

August 22, 2021

In This Episode

  • Part 2 of 3 in the Storm Training Series: Storm Target Forecasting
  • Guests: Storm Chaser Reed Timmer
  • 5% Discount at Helicity.co/sff
  • Lightning Round: Gremlins Trivia
  • #weatherfools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Weather Trollbot 5000 - Our garage sale robot has been re-programmed to interpret the real thoughts of our weather friends when trolled on social media
  • Reveal of our next guests for Part 3 of the Storm Training Series…

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Our Guest

Reed Timmer

Having intercepted over 1000 tornadoes and a dozen powerful hurricanes, Reed is well-known as the most successful and extreme storm chaser in the world.  He is one of the few people to document both an EF5 tornado and an F5 Hurricane.

  • Search Reed Timmer on social media to follow

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

Next Episode will continue our three-part Storm Training series with Part 3: Storm Identification and When to Chase Another Storm with storm chasers Hank Schyma and Raychel Sanner. We will be recording LIVE for Patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks members on Thursday 9/2 at 9pmET/8pmCT and available to all on your favorite podcast player the following Sunday.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#11 El Niños - Quick Dick McDick - MoM is Mad at Us

#11 El Niños - Quick Dick McDick - MoM is Mad at Us

August 15, 2021

In This Episode

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  • Guest: Quick Dick McDick, Youtuber and comedian
  • Who should you follow segment:
    • Blake Brown @blakebrownphotography
    • Melanie Metz @melanie.l.metz
    • Will Eades @willeadesphotography
    • Marco Koresec @markokorosecnet
    • Cameron J Nixon @cameronjnixon
    • Jim Tang @wxmann
    • Brandon Houck @houckispokisewx
    • Chris Graham @cgphotography
  • We watched two videos in the video segment:

Our Guest Bio:  Quick Dick McDick

If you like to laugh and cannot be easily offended, you had better get watching. Quick Dick recommends not watching if: -You are a child -You have children near you -You are easily offended -You hate laughing and have no sense of humour.

Follow Quick on:

  • YouTube: Quick Dick McDick

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#137 SFFP - Skip Talbot & Dr. Victor Gensini - Part 1: Storm Training (Long Range Forecast)

#137 SFFP - Skip Talbot & Dr. Victor Gensini - Part 1: Storm Training (Long Range Forecast)

August 8, 2021

In This Episode

  • Part 1 of 3 in the Storm Training Series: Storm Forecasting 2-30 Days
  • Guests: Storm Chaser, Skip Talbot and Meteorologist and Associate Professor, Victor Gensini
  • 5% Discount at Helicity.co/sff
  • Lightning Round: Tornado Ally Favorite Sodas
  • #weatherfools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Brady's "What Happens Next?" - Brady shares some videos and has the Freaks guess what happens
  • Reveal of our next guests for Part 2 of the Storm Training Series…

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Our Guests

Skip Talbot, Storm Chaser

 Skip Talbot is a software and graphics developer who started chasing supercells and tornadoes in 2003. He’s logged over 100,000 storm chasing miles and has documented over 100 tornadoes. He also helps run a non-profit charity for storm victims called Storm Assist. 

Dr. Victor Gensini, Meteorologist and Associate Professor

Dr. Victor Gensini is a Certified Consulting Meteorologist and Associate Professor at Northern Illinois University.  Currently, a majority of his research is examining weather and climate dynamics that explain variability in extreme weather frequency and analyzing ways to forecast these events.

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Next Episode will continue our three-part Storm Training series with Part 2: Forecasting Your Storm Target with Meteorologists and Storm Chasers, Reed Timmer and Quincy Vagell. We will be recording LIVE for Patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks members on Thursday 8/19 at 9pmET/8pmCT and available to all on your favorite podcast player the following Sunday.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#10 El Niños - Tommy Lemaire - The Ballad of Ricky-Tommy

#10 El Niños - Tommy Lemaire - The Ballad of Ricky-Tommy

August 1, 2021

In This Episode

Our Guest Bio: Tommy Lemaire

Tommy Lemaire has been driving something since he was 6 years old. Today, he is recognized as one of the world’s best drivers on the Formula Drift-Pro series, a sport that combines the sheer terror of rally driving and the precision of dancing. In 2020 alone, Tommy won EVERY SINGLE RACE he competed in.

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#136 SFFP - Brandon Sullivan - I Wanna be Acquired

#136 SFFP - Brandon Sullivan - I Wanna be Acquired

July 25, 2021

In This Episode

• Guest: Brandon Sullivan, Meteorologist and Storm Chaser
• 5% Discount at Helicity.co/sff
• Lightning Round: Weird Things People Search For
• #weatherfools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
• Freaks Video Favs - The Freaks share some of their favorite weather and storm videos
• Weather Trollbot 5000 - Our repurposed robot reveals what our weather friends were really thinking when responding to their trolls
• Reveal of our next guests...

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Our Guest: Brandon Sullivan, Storm Chaser

Brandon is a meteorologist and storm chaser, living in Moore, Oklahoma, who has been storm chasing since 2006. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma in 2014, Brandon sold his first company, Hazard Notifications, to AccuWeather. From there, he spent time at AccuWeather, IBM and now DTN, where he helps organizations manage their risk as it relates to natural hazards.

Follow Brandon on Social Media - @btsullivan91

Brandon Sullivan El Reno Video on YouTube

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Next Episode will start our three-part Storm Training series beginning with storm chaser Skip Talbot and professor Dr. Victor Gensini discussing storm forecasting 2-30 days out. We will be recording LIVE for Patreon.com/stormfrontfreak members on Thursday 8/5 at 9pmET/8pmCT and available to all on your favorite podcast player the following Sunday.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#9 El Niños - April Wilhelmina - I love the smell of diesel fuel and rusty trucks

#9 El Niños - April Wilhelmina - I love the smell of diesel fuel and rusty trucks

July 18, 2021

In This Episode

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  • Guest: April Wilhelmina

Our Guest Bio: April Wilhelmina

Meet April Wilhelmina. Storm Nerd, Teacher, Content Creator, Legal professional and how does one say it Playboy Model! Originally from Saskatchewan, Canada, April now lives full-time on Vancouver Island where she works as a model and hangs with her puppy Lady. April has been a lifelong storm junkie and severe weather nerd.

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#135 SFFP - Jill Gilardi - Sasquatch and a Unicorn

#135 SFFP - Jill Gilardi - Sasquatch and a Unicorn

July 11, 2021

In This Episode

  • Guest: Jill Gilardi, Meteorologist at WBRC-TV Birmingham
  • Special Appearances: Tim Bacca, Storm Photographer of the Year and Scott Peake, Storm Photograph Winner of the Year
  • Tracker Chat - Audio Diary Live during Hurricane Dorian
  • Lightning Round: Will My Pet Kill Me?
  • 5% Discount at Helicity.co/sff
  • #weatherfools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Wx Resources - We share some great web sites, apps, equipment and other great weather resources you'll want to use
  • Wasted Weather - We dig through the dark web to find the discarded clips of our weather friends in the bag
  • Reveal of our next guest…

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Storm Photos of the Year

 Our Guest

Jill Gilardi, Meteorologist WBRC-TV, Birmingham

Jill Gilardi joined WBRC in 2013. She has nearly 15+ years of experience as a broadcast meteorologist, serving audiences in St. Joseph and Springfield, Missouri as well as Omaha, Nebraska.  She started storm chasing in 2008 and even worked for a storm chasing company called Extreme Chase Tours.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in meteorology at Lyndon State College in Vermont.  One of the toughest TV days for Jill was May 22, 2011, the day of the Joplin EF5.

Follow Jill on Twitter - @jillgilardi

Tornado Trackers are at www.tornadotrackers.org

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Next Episode we will be joined by storm chaser of the Tornado Titans, Brandon Sullivan.  Recording live for Patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks members on Thursday, July 22nd at 9pmET/8pmCT and available on all podcast players the following Sunday.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#8 El Niños - Tommy Chong - Ex-con Philosopher

#8 El Niños - Tommy Chong - Ex-con Philosopher

July 4, 2021

In This Episode

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  • Guest: Tommy Chong
  • Tommy Chong joins the Tornado Hunters and shares his philosophy on life, parenting, weather and golf.
  • Chris shares his moment in tornado history with a story about the Aurora Nebraska tornado event of 2009
  • Thanks to Scott McPartland for audio from the Aurora Nebraska tornado video. https://youtu.be/r4rhISzy-lk
  • NicktheBody shares his story of how he got into the world of storm chasing.

Our Guest Bio: Tommy Chong

Canadian-American actor, writer, director, musician, cannabis rights activist and comedian. He is known for his marijuana-themed Cheech & Chong comedy albums and movies with Cheech Marin, as well as playing the character Leo on Fox's That '70s Show. He became a naturalized United States citizen in the late 1980s.

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