Storm Front Freaks
#153 - Bo Cole - Chunky Boi

#153 - Bo Cole - Chunky Boi

March 20, 2022

In This Episode

  • Guest: Bo Cole, Meteorologist - BoKnowsWeather
  • Atmosphere Weather App https://atmosphereweather.com/
  • Titan U Minute - Picking Between Two Targets
  • Lightning Round - Does Bo Know Bo?
  • 5% Discount at https://helicity.co/sff
  • #weatherfools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • WX Resources - We share some amazing resources you might want
  • Storm Chasing Games Gone Wild - Gamers doing crazy things in storm chasing video games
  • Freak Fan Box

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Our Guest - Bo Cole

Otherwise known as BoKnowsWeather on social media for the last 10 years, Bo Cole has been in the social media realms working to change the way weather is delivered. He attended school for Meteorology at Mississippi State. Since then, he has had videos featured on all major networks, including ABC News, Weather Channel, Accuweather, The Weather Network, and several more! He interned for WeatherNation when it was local in the Minneapolis area, under Paul Douglas and his team. Bo also does consulting for snow removal and landscaping companies.

Websites and contact info for Bo:

The Forecast Like You've Never Seen Before with Atmosphere Weather App

Tornado Titans and Titan U

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#weatherfools Links

WX Resources Links

Storm Chasing Games Gone Wild Links

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Next episode we have NWS-Flagstaff Meteorologist, Lamont Bain!  We'll be recording RAW and LIVE on Thursday, March 31st.  Become a member of our patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks to tune in LIVE or look for the audio podcast available that Sunday following the recording.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#152 - Melanie Metz - Twisted Sisters

#152 - Melanie Metz - Twisted Sisters

March 6, 2022

In This Episode

  • Guest: Melanie Metz, 2021 Storm Chaser-of-the-Year
  • Atmosphere Weather App https://atmosphereweather.com/
  • Tracker Chat - Chasing on a Budget
  • Lightning Round - Family Feud Late Night Edition
  • 5% Discount at https://helicity.co/sff
  • #weatherfools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Weather Trollbot 5000 - Our garage sale robot interprets what our weather friends were really thinking when they responded to their trolls
  • Freak Fan Box

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Our Guest: Melanie Metz

Melanie had a passion for storms since she was a young girl living in Arizona. In high school, photography became her other love. She has been on the road with her camera every spring for over 20 years chasing tornadoes.  Melanie was one of a pair of chasers on the WE Network "Twister Sisters" program.  She was a chaser for Fox 9 News in Minneapolis.  Her tornado photo graced the poster for the movie 13 Minutes.  And recently, she has partnered with Girls Who Chase all while winning the 2021 Storm Chaser of the Year award capturing an astonishing 37 tornadoes last year!

Websites and contact info for Melanie:

The Forecast Like You've Never Seen Before with Atmosphere Weather App

Tracker Chat and Tornado Trackers

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#weatherfools Links

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 we have Minnesota Meteorologist Bo Cole of BoKnowsWeather.com!  We'll be recording RAW and LIVE on Thursday, March 17th.  Become a member of our patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks to tune in LIVE or look for the audio podcast available that Sunday following the recording.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#151 - Jen Carfagno & Justin Snead

#151 - Jen Carfagno & Justin Snead

February 20, 2022

In This Episode

  • Celebrating Women in Science Day and Black History Month!
  • Guests: Jen Carfagno, The Weather Channel and Justin Snead, Storm Chaser/Photographer
  • Drive Weather App https://driveweatherapp.com/
  • Titan U Minute - Three Alternatives to Weather Models
  • 5% Discount at https://helicity.co/sff
  • #weatherfools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Porn Star or Storm Chaser - Can you guess if the sound clip is that of a Porn Star or Storm Chaser?
  • Reveal of our next guest(s)…

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 Our Guests

Jen Carfagno, On-Air Meteorologist - The Weather Channel

Jen Carfagno is an on-camera meteorologist with The Weather Channel.  She earned her bachelor's degree in meteorology from Penn State University in 1998 and later that year, she joined The Weather Channel as a full-time forecaster and has been there ever since.

Websites and contact info for Jen:

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Tornado Titans - Titan U

Justin Snead, Storm Chaser and Photographer

Justin Snead is an established storm chaser and photographer who comes from the southeast United States. As a bi-racial traveling healthcare professional, his time in the operating room has taught him the patience required when it comes to forecasting and chasing severe weather.

Websites and contact info for Justin:

Storm Photos of the Year Contest "Stormy's"

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#weatherfools Links

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 we have the 2021 Storm Chaser of the Year, Melanie Metz in the studio with us!  We'll be recording RAW and LIVE on Thursday, March 3rd.  Become a member of our patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks to tune in LIVE or look for the audio podcast available that Sunday following the recording.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#150 - Jamie Winterstern - Blow Your Wad

#150 - Jamie Winterstern - Blow Your Wad

February 6, 2022

In This Episode

  • Guest: Jamie Winterstern, Director and Writer of Supercell
  • Drive Weather App Driveweatherapp.com
  • Lightning Round: Groundhog Day Facts or F*^k No's
  • 5% Discount at https://helicity.co/sff
  • #weatherfools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Reveal of our next guest(s)…

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Our Guest

Jamie Winterstern, Director/Writer - Supercell

Jamie Winterstern is the director and co-writer of the upcoming storm disaster film, Supercell staring Alec Baldwin.  Jamie became one of the youngest to direct, edit and produce an NBC prime time drama series (Siberia).

Websites and contact info for Jamie:

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#weatherfools Links:

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 we are celebrating Women In Science Day with a returning guest from The Weather Channel, Jen Carfagno!  We'll be recording RAW and LIVE on Thursday, February 17th.  Become a member of our patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks to tune in LIVE or look for the audio podcast available sometime soon after the weekend.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#149 - Interviews from the National Storm Chaser Summit

#149 - Interviews from the National Storm Chaser Summit

January 23, 2022

In This Episode

Interviews recorded January 21st and 22nd 2022 at the National Storm Chaser Summit in Midwest City, OK.

  • Guest: Gabe Garfield
  • Guest: Brandon Clement
  • Guest: Daniel Shaw
  • Guest: Emily Sutton
  • Drive Weather App
  • Guest: Josh Morgerman
  • Guest: Tim Marshall
  • Guest: Jeff Piotrowski

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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!

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#148 SFFP - Ginger Zee - Clap On, Clap Off

#148 SFFP - Ginger Zee - Clap On, Clap Off

January 9, 2022

In This Episode

  • Guest: Ginger Zee, ABC News and Good Morning America Chief Meteorologist
  • Drive Weather App
  • Discussion: Recent weather disasters and climate change
  • Lightning Round: Guess the Infomercial
  • 5% Discount at https://helicity.co/sff
  • #weatherfools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Weather Trollbot 5000 - Our repurposed robot interprets what our weather friends were really thinking when responding to trolls
  • Reveal of our next guest(s)…

Check out our Patreon page for exciting ways to support our podcast and interact with us more!  www.patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks

Our Guest

Ginger Zee, Chief Meteorologist at ABC News and Good Morning America

Ginger Zee is the chief meteorologist at ABC News, reporting on the nation’s weather on “Good Morning America” and across ABC News broadcasts and digital platforms.  

Prior to joining ABC News, she was a meteorologist at NBC station WMAQ in Chicago and WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids, MI.  

An acclaimed author, the Emmy Award-winning meteorologist releases her latest book on January 11th titled, "A Little Closer to Home: How I Found the Calm After the Storm".

Websites and contact info for Ginger:

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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 we will be LIVE at the National Storm Chasers Summit in Oklahoma City on January 21-22, 2022.  You can still register in advance of the event at chasersummit.com or register to watch the virtual stream!  We're scheduled to chat with speakers like Reed Timmer, Josh Morgerman, Brett Adair, Daniel Shaw, Tim Marshall and more!  Become a member of our patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks to tune in LIVE or look for the audio podcast available sometime soon after the weekend.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#147 SFFP - Into The Storm Movie Commentary

#147 SFFP - Into The Storm Movie Commentary

December 24, 2021

In This Episode

  • Storm Front Freaks Into The Storm Movie Commentary

How to Watch “Into The Storm” with the Freaks

Cue up the movie and we’ll count you down to push play so you can enjoy the movie with the Storm Front Freaks wild and factual commentary.  Feel free to join us In our drinking game which you can download from the link below…

Storm Front Freaks “Into The Storm” Movie Drinking Game 

Brought to you by the Drive Weather app

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

Next episode records on January 6th with Good Morning America’s Ginger Zee. You can join us to watch LIVE by becoming a SFF Patreon member! 

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
#146 SFFP - Scott Dennstaedt - Mile High Club

#146 SFFP - Scott Dennstaedt - Mile High Club

December 11, 2021

In This Episode

  • Guest: Scott Dennstaedt, Aviation and Weather Expert
  • 5% Discount at https://helicity.co/sff
  • Lightning Round: Airplane Disaster Movies
  • #weatherfools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Wasted Weather Clip - We scour the dark web and find the audio clips of our weather friends that were discarded due to the bottle
  • Reveal of our next guest(s)…

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Our Guest: Dr. Scott Dennstaedt, Aviation and Weather Expert

 Dr. Scott Dennstaedt was originally employed by the NWS as a research meteorologist. In the late 1990s, Scott earned his commercial pilot certificate and became a full-time flight instructor. In 2008, he founded AvWxWorkshops Inc. to teach general aviation pilots how to minimize their exposure to adverse weather. Scott is the co-author of Pilot Weather: From Solo to the Airlines and earned his PhD in Infrastructures and Environmental Systems from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  

Websites and contact info for Scott:

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Next episode we all get together to record our movie commentary for "Into The Storm".  We'll be recording LIVE with our Patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks members on Thursday, December 16th at a special time of 8pmET/7pmCT while the audio podcast and drinking game will be released for Christmas.

Credits:

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#145 SFFP - Bruce Jones - Holiday Special

#145 SFFP - Bruce Jones - Holiday Special

November 26, 2021

In This Episode

  • Guest: Bruce Jones, Midland Radio Meteorologist
  • 5% Discount at helicity.co/sff
  • Lightning Round: Wizard of Oz Tornado
  • #weatherfools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Weather Trollbot 5000 - Our repurposed, garage sale robot interprets what our weather friends were really thinking when trolled
  • Reveal of our next guest(s)…

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Our Guest

Bruce Jones, Meteorologist and Midland Radios Representative

For over 13 years, Bruce Jones has promoted NOAA Weather Radios for Midland Radio Corporation.  He has almost 30 years as a Meteorologist with Midland, KMBC-TV in Kansas City and as a Chief Meteorologist at KSNT-TV In Topeka.

EXCLUSIVE 25% OFF Midland Holiday Gift Code:  SFF25

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#weatherfools Links

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 we welcome first-time guest, Dr. Scott Dennstaedt, Meteorologist, Author and Aviation Weather Speaker to talk about flying with storms.  We'll be recording LIVE with our Patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks members on Thursday, December 2nd at 9pmET/8pmCT while the audio podcast will be released December 12th.

Credits

  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues
#144 SFFP - Jim Tang - Thanks Yoda

#144 SFFP - Jim Tang - Thanks Yoda

November 14, 2021

In This Episode

  • Guest: Jim Tang, Storm Chaser and Photographer
  • Lightning Round: Complete the Rap Lyric
  • 5% Discount at co/sff
  • Brady's What Happens Next? - Brady shows some weather/storm videos and we get to determine what happens next in the video
  • #weatherfools - We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Reveal of our next guest(s)…

Check out our Patreon page for exciting ways to support our podcast and interact with us more!  www.patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks

Our Guest

Jim Tang, Storm Chaser and Photographer

Jim Tang is a landscape photographer from San Francisco, CA. In 2014 he went on his first storm chase and today he goes storm chasing a few times a year, mainly to the Plains and Tornado Alley during the spring tornado season and to Arizona for the summer monsoon.

Jim on Twitter:  @wxmann

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Brady's What Happens Next Links:

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Next Episode we welcome Midland Radio Meteorologist, Bruce Jones back to the studio to discuss the history and future of weather radios and share some great Midland Holiday Gifts.  We'll be recording LIVE with our Patreon.com/stormfrontfreaks members on Thursday, November 18th at 9pmET/8pmCT while the audio podcast will be released after Thanksgiving in time for your holiday shopping.

Credits

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