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#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!


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

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