Weather: Storm Front Freaks Network

#47 - Guest: Ray Leichner - Barbie on Line One

February 25, 2018

In This Episode

  • Guest: Ray Leichner, Drone Storm Chaser
  • Lightning Round: Family Feud (Top Flying Machines)
  • Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner: Forecast Models Part 4
  • We discuss the observed aging of storm spotters and the future of the NWS training program.
  • Wx Resources: We provide some great weather sites, apps and equipment
  • Weather Fools: We share the foolish things people do in bad weather situations
  • Listener/Viewer Comments and Questions
  • Who will be our next guest?

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Our Guest

Ray Leichner, Drone Storm Chaser

Ray's love of storms started at a young age. At 12 years old he was using his Dad's camcorder to document thunderstorms in his backyard. To date Ray's aerial photography has been featured on the Weather Channel, Weathernation, CBS, NBC, ABC News, Fox News and most recently The Washington Post. Ray was approached by Eastern PA Weather Authority in the spring of 2017 to be a contributor by producing live feeds of severe weather via the Drone giving his audience storm reports as it occurs. Ray flies a DJI Phantom 3 and Phantom 4 currently. 

Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner:

Weather Fools Links

Wx Resources Links

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Next episode (48), we’ll be with the President of Spotter Network and their resourceful website for spotter, chasers and the NWS, John Wetter.


Opening and Closing Music: Andrew Slotta

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