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Episode #158: Open Line Friday For February 26, 2021

Posted by on February 26, 2021 at 2:05 pm

Today, I highlight one call from my WeatherJazz Podcast Audience Coinnect Line (234-525-5888) that sure sounds like Gabe Spiegel to me. The question deals with my mustache! Then, a clip from WKJA, Heartfelt Radio from this morning. Mark Zimmerman interviewed Wayne Shepherd about the interview he gave me for his syndicated radio program, First Person. […]

Episode #157: The Weather On Mars

Posted by on February 24, 2021 at 11:50 am

What is the weather like on Mars? What are the similarities and differences between earth and Mars? With the recent successful landing of the NASA Martian rover, Perseverance, many people have asked these questions and more. Let’s explore as well as listen to NASA’s Mission Control audio as Perseverance made it’s landing attempt. The actual […]

Episode #156: A Kinder, Gentler Pattern

Posted by on February 22, 2021 at 1:59 pm

Wow… it’s amazing how much nicer “normal temperatures” feel like after being pummeled with almost three weeks of arctic air! Until yesterday (Sunday), the last time we experienced a 32°F high temperature was briefly on February 12th and all the way back to on February 5th. The medium and long range “teleconnections” are now pointing […]

Episode #155: Open Line Friday for February 19

Posted by on February 19, 2021 at 11:16 am

It’s Open Line Friday! I have a listener question about the conditions that precede the development of windshield frost on vehicles in the morning. I’ll also continue my conversation with meteorologist Jeff Kennedy, formerly from KWWL-7, Waterloo, Iowa, about his cat Tubby (photo below) along with Jeff’s fascinating faith journey that parallel’s mine in so […]

Episode #154: Bracing For A BIG Snowfall

Posted by on February 15, 2021 at 1:10 pm

It’s a crazy busy start to the week so we will not waste any time and dive right in to the upcoming storm details for NEOhio. We will be in the highest impact zone for heavy snow Monday night and early Tuesday morning. Here are the forecast maps to which I made reference on this […]

Episode #152: The Skywarn Program

Posted by on February 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

While most of NEOhio looks out the window and makes plans to enjoy the wintry weather, Freddie Zeigler from the National Weather Service Cleveland office is preparing for spring and summer severe weather season. He is coordinating the Skywarn program that will train anyone who is interested how to spot and report weather issues as […]

Episode #150: How To Make Your OWN Foaming Soap

Posted by on February 5, 2021 at 12:51 pm

It’s Open Line Frrrrriday! In addition to a couple of interesting audience photos and questions, I also tell you the (easy) secret to making your OWN foaming hand soap. It will not only save you money, but you can also control the scent of the soap. Let’s get started! Here are the “ice volcanoes” that […]

Episode #149: Why Does Snow “Squeak” Underfoot?

Posted by on February 3, 2021 at 12:30 pm

I’m sure you noticed over last weekend that the freshly fallen snow “squeaked” when you walked on it. Why does that happen and when does that happen? Additionally, Frank in Norwalk asked a great question relating to changes in snow pack over time. Also, is the Groundhog Day forecast legitimate or is it just a […]