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Episode #171: Goodbye Chatham!

Posted by on March 31, 2021 at 12:42 pm

Today is a historic science day for Chatham, Massachusetts. At 8:00 AM EDT, a weather balloon was launched for the last time at that location. The reason, however, is NOT because we no longer need the data. Let’s explore the reason behind Chatham’s decommissioning in today’s episode of WeatherJazz┬«. LINK to NOAA’s Observation Systems HERE. […]

Episode #170: The Up And Down Month

Posted by on March 29, 2021 at 1:54 pm

March is likely the strangest month in NEOhio. It can be very warm at times. It can be cold and snowy at times. It can be thundery. It can be delightfully quiet, too. The next 17 days is no exception, as we will see. Plus, a trip to the highest summit of Vermont reveals a […]

Episode #169: Palm Sunday

Posted by on March 28, 2021 at 6:29 pm

Here is a personal Palm Sunday reflection that has little to do with weather or science, but rather things that are far more important in the grand scheme of things.

Episode #168: Refining Weather Terms

Posted by on March 24, 2021 at 1:19 pm

My topics today include a new way of disseminating severe thunderstorm warnings from the National Weather Service as well as a great resource link for anyone interested in the new volcano eruption in Iceland called The Reykjavik Grapevine, and English news agency designed to share news from Iceland. Click on the photo below to go […]

Episode #166: STEVE

Posted by on March 17, 2021 at 1:42 pm

First, a severe weather update from the southeast USA where over a dozen tornadoes have been reported as of 6 PM Wednesday: Let’s address a great question about this morning’s dense fog in parts of NEOhio that a listener left on my WeatherJazz┬« Podcast Audience Connect Line (see below). Then we will tackle something newly […]

Episode #162: Fooler’s Spring

Posted by on March 8, 2021 at 2:44 pm

Ahhhh, yes! Finally! It is going to feel much more like spring this week in the Ohio Valley! Does this mean the end of winter? If you’ve lived in Ohio long enough, you know what the answer is. So how long will this spring preview last for? Let’s explore that and more on today’s episode […]

Episode 160: What Is A “Planet?”

Posted by on March 3, 2021 at 11:21 am

The official astronomical definition of a “planet” changed in 2006. When it did, the planet we all knew as Pluto lost its classification! So what is the definition of a planet? It hinges on three criteria, the last of which caught Pluto on the short end of the stick. Let’s expand on this topic as […]

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. […]