Episodes

#037: The Nuances Of Lake Effect Snow

Posted by on January 10, 2019 at 12:49 pm

FOX 8 morning meteorologist Scott Sabol joins me in this episode to talk about the modest nuances in the atmosphere that can toss a small monkey wrench into a lake effect snowfall forecast. Are there any computer models that can accurately assist in seeing these nuances? What elements would improve lake effect snowfall forecasts? What […]

#036: Tornadoes In January

Posted by on January 8, 2019 at 8:16 pm

Ohio has officially reported tornadoes in every single month, but obviously tornadoes in winter are much more uncommon. So imagine the surprise of waking up to severe thunderstorm warnings this morning, and two hours later, that same cluster spawns the first January tornado in almost 30 years! Here’s a photo courtesy of the Bazette Township […]

#035: Sun Dogs

Posted by on January 6, 2019 at 8:33 pm

In this special weekend edition, let’s talk about that unusual sight in this afternoon’s sky: the sun dog (or “mock sun”). Sun dogs are not all that unusual, that is until they become as bright and as colorful as today’s! I include some images that you can view on the podcast web site, WeatherJazz.com. Also, […]

#034: New Year Stats

Posted by on January 2, 2019 at 1:05 pm

We have one month of winter (meteorologically speaking) under our belts. Here’s how we are shaping up thus far and where we may be headed. Plus, our first voice podcast audience voice message via the Anchor.fm app!

#032: Christmas Trivia

Posted by on December 24, 2018 at 8:56 pm

Are you a Christmas trivia aficionado? This episode is for you, especially if you love talking about snow of Christmas Day. The first thing I settle is the “official” National Weather Service definition of a “White Christmas.” Then we dig into the details together. I pray this episode will be the perfect way to cap […]

#031: Coffee News & Christmas Snow

Posted by on December 20, 2018 at 8:39 pm

My brother, Deni√©, sent me a link to a new study that is getting close to pinpointing the compounds that may be good for your brain! As someone who enjoys a few cups of coffee in the morning, this is a great find (see the link on WeatherJazz.com that goes along with this episode). I […]

#030: Looking For A Comet

Posted by on December 18, 2018 at 9:00 pm

I gave it my best effort, but I didn’t have a whole lot of luck spotting Comet Wirtanen near the Pleiades Cluster tonight. I may have had better luck with my digital SLR, but I’ll need to download them and take a closer look. Stay tuned. And we are still losing daylight hours until Friday, […]

#029: Upcoming Episodes

Posted by on December 7, 2018 at 8:56 pm

After a special word of caution for travelers heading south on Interstate 75 or 77 this weekend, I look into three special episodes that are coming in the next few months on WeatherJazz¬ģ.