Episode #136: Notable Conjunction

Posted by on December 20, 2020 at 11:59 am

The two planets, Jupiter and Saturn, have been heralding our attention in the evening (southern) sky for much of the summer and autumn. Now the pair is commanding our attention even more since they will visually pass very close to each other on December 21st. Some are calling this the “Christmas star.” It’s worth investigating […]

Episode #135: Snowstorm!

Posted by on December 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Let’s talk SNOW! Where was the impact the greatest? Let’s “dig in!” Snow reports continue to come in. More than a dozen places in PA/NY with 3 ft+ but here are the highest numbers — Brittany Boyer (@Brittany_Boyer) December 17, 2020 Our midnight observation of 9.3 inches is the 5th highest calendar-day December snowfall […]

Episode #133: The December 1 Snow Blitz

Posted by on December 2, 2020 at 5:00 pm

December 2020 will surely be remembered as the month that arrived with a snowy atmospheric welcome! Let’s look at some of the stats that makes it such a memorable snowstorm. Special thanks to meteorologist Scott Sabol for all of the great research! My new WeatherJazz® Audience Connect line is: 234-525-5888. Call anytime you have a […]

Episode #132: Get Ready

Posted by on November 27, 2020 at 4:47 pm

Our Thanksgiving period was largely quiet and near normal temperature-wise, but the weather rumors we’ve been spinning are pointing to a significant pattern change. But here’s the question: Is this cold punch coming in going to set the pace for December or is this just a quick shot of cold air and snow? FOX 8 […]

Episode #131: Two Great Questions

Posted by on November 23, 2020 at 9:46 am

I had two great audience questions submitted on my WeatherJazz® Audience Connect Line (234-525-5888) in the past few weeks. I asked FOX 8 morning meteorologist Scott Sabol to join me in addressing both questions. The first one came from Sarah who was at a Cleveland Browns game with her father (photo below) recently and wondered […]

Episode #126: Blue Sound

Posted by on October 20, 2020 at 2:26 pm

Over my recent long weekend, I visited with my cousin, Judy, and her husband Jeff. They recently moved from Pittsburgh to Sneads Ferry, North Carolina, less than a mile away from Topsail Beach along the Atlantic Ocean. We spend quite a bit of time walking the beach, enjoying the sounds and smells of the ocean. […]

Episode #121: Jacob Wycoff, WBZ-4, Boston

Posted by on August 31, 2020 at 1:49 pm

Congratulations to Jacob Wycoff on landing a dream job at one of Boston’s premiere television news outlets, WBZ-TV-4! Jacob is one of those young aspiring meteorology students that I watched as he earned his degree in meteorology, then slowly found himself in the right place at the right time. Many years ago, I had the […]

Episode #119: Rainbows

Posted by on August 24, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Why don’t we ever seem to see rainbows at high noon? There’s a great reason for that! Let’s explore the relationship between the sun angle and rainbows in today’s episode of WeatherJazz®. Here is the photo to which I made reference in the podcast: My new WeatherJazz® Audience Connect line is: 234-525-5888. Call anytime you […]