Storm Front Freaks

#100 Guests: Gary England and Rick Smith - Coronavirus, Too Soon?

March 7, 2020

In This Episode

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  • Guest: Gary England, Oklahoma TV Weather Legend
  • Sanner's Titan U Minute (Tornado Titans)
  • Tracker Chat (Tracker Chat)
  • Lightning Round: Famous Oklahomans vs The Freaks
  • Tornado Talk
  • Weather Trollbot 5000 - Our computer robot interprets the thoughts of our weather friends as they respond to trolls
  • Brady's Storm School
  • Memories from the Freaks over the last 100 episodes

Our Guests

Gary England, Oklahoma TV Weather Legend

A former guest on Episodes 32 and 80, Oklahoma weather icon, Gary England was 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. 

Rick Smith, WCM at NWS-Norman

Rick Smith has been the Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service at Norman since 2002.  Prior to that he served as a forecaster in Tulsa in 1997, and moved in 1999 to work in the Southern Region headquarters in Fort Worth.  He received a degree from the short-lived meteorology program at the University of Memphis.

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Next Episode records on March 19th at 9pmET/8pmCT.  We’ll be continuing National Weather Podcast Month with legendary storm chaser, damage surveyor and new Weather Hall-of-Famer, Tim Marshall.


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

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