Archive for November, 2018

#026: “Ripple” Clouds

November 28, 2018

During the morning hours of Wednesday, November 28 (2018), several repeating rows of clouds appeared at the trailing edge of the cloud deck over the Ohio Valley: These are known as “gravity wave” clouds or “mountain wave” clouds. Listen to Episode #026 below as we talk about how these clouds form. The photos below the […]

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#025: Thanksgiving Memories

November 15, 2018

We are only a week away from Thanksgiving now. Having just weathered the first statewide winter storm this morning, I’ll look ahead to see what the cards hold for our upcoming holiday. Plus, I go “unplugged” tonight by taking my portable audio recorder around the FOX 8 newsroom to ask some of my colleagues to […]

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#024: A New Comet

November 13, 2018

November is taking us deeper and deeper into the cold when you compare the numbers to what we should be seeing, but you might be surprised with one of the “winter stats” thus far. Join me as we dig into the numbers for the first 13 days of November. I’ll also tell you about a […]

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#023: Lake Effect Update

November 10, 2018

Here’s a special weekend edition dealing with the first bonafide lake effect snowfall of the season, complete with NWS warning updates as of noon Saturday. It’s appropriate, then, to talk about Christmas music! I’ll open up the comments feature on so that you can chime in on this fun topic!

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#022: Cold November Stats

November 7, 2018

Before we talk about record November cold stretches, something we are on the precipice of seeing, we’ll revisit our bi-annual time change practice. There are two additional states considering banning Daylight Saving Time. I’ll also review some of your comments left right here on

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#021: Is Daylight Saving Time Dead?

November 5, 2018

Our bi-annual exercise of jerking around our body clocks in the spring and fall just occurred. At least in November, we “gain” an hour of sleep, right? Question: Has Daylight Saving Time outlived its usefulness? You may be surprised in learning that the EU just voted to do away with Daylight Saving Time. Arizona and […]

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