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#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
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  • #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 members on Thursday 8/19 at 9pmET/8pmCT and available to all on your favorite podcast player the following Sunday.


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

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