Three North Carolina counties have declared states of emergency as flash flooding blocks roadways, creates sinkholes, and floods communities. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for portions of western North Carolina and upstate South Carolina overnight. The Carolina Weather Group has a look at the latest rainfall totals, the extent of the storm damage, and a forecast analysis that explains what is to come.
The Carolina Weather Group storm chase week continues in Kansas, where the team encounter several large and destructive tornadoes. Scotty Powell, Evan Fisher, and Chris Jackson called into this week's podcast to discuss.
It's a packed show this week. We're starting off with a feature interview previewing the hurricane season, which starts Saturday. Our guest is Dr. Phil Klotzbach of Colorado State University.
Plus, we check-in with our storm chasers traveling the central plains for Carolina Weather Group storm chase week.
And insight analysis into the week's record breaking heat - - and the answer to, "When will relief arrive?"
Chris, Scotty, and Evan are gearing up and headed out! They'll be chasing tornadoes this week in the central plains. Here's what they've got planned! Be sure to follow all week for updates from their trip.
Every minute of every day, countless amounts of weather data is recorded. So where does it all live? Who keeps all of those 'records?' We'll introduce you to one guy who does just that for the Global Historical Climatology Network.
On episode 277, we discuss Tornado Vulnerability in the Southeast. We discuss how tornado outbreaks are different in the Southeast than the Midwest. We discuss safe sheltering practices and how the public should prepare.
Stephen Strader - Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and the Environment at Villanova University.
Dr. David Roueche - Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at Auburn University, and an Associate Director of the Structural Extreme Events Reconnaissance (StEER) network
National Weather Service storm survey teams have concluded their investigators into damage left behind by tornadoes, wind, and other severe storms in the Carolinas on April 19. The Carolina Weather Group presents their findings.
Plus, a look back at our interview with a Hurricane Hunter meteorologist, who flies on aircraft flown directly into hurricanes. NOAA's Hurricane Hunter aircraft are coming to Charlotte on May 9th. See them for yourself at Charlotte Douglas International Airport between 2 and 5p!
The spring severe weather season is in full swing across the Southeast. We look back at last weekend's tornado outbreak, and take a look ahead at a new threat Friday. The Carolina Weather Group panelist is joined by National Weather Service Meteorologist Jamie Morrow and the Siren Project's Warren Causey.
Tonight the most interesting man in insurance Rob Galbraith joins us.
Rob Galbraith has over 20 years of experience pursuing and implementing new, innovative ideas in the P&C insurance industry to expand markets and improve profitability. Known as The Most Interesting Man In Insurance for his travels and commentary, Rob is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, media contributor, and recognized thought leader who specializes in underwriting risks in disaster-prone areas.
We talk about how you and your family can be covered throughout any natural disaster.
On this episode of Carolina Weather Group, we discuss Spring and Summer hazards highlighted by NOAA's Weather Ready Nation campaign. You've seen the graphics, now meet the guy behind them. We welcome WRN program lead Doug Hilderbrand to the show.
We're launching a new series that provides highlights and insights from the Carolina Weather Group archive! "Carolina Weather Group: Rewinds" provides timely insights into today's news with our interviews from the past. Future episodes will debut first exclusively for Patreons... but this first episode is available free for everyone! Celebrate MLB Opening Day with a look back at our interview with Mace Michaels, a freelance meteorologist for the Minnesota Twins! Learn how an unfortunate timed storm can really mess up your starting pitcher! Learn how a freak snowstorm can leave 40,000 fans without seats - - and more! Play ball!
Double helping tonight of Carolina Weather Group interviews! Starting first with tsunami preparedness week, featuring the program manager for California's Earthquake and Tsunami program. Plus a visit to Lee County, Alabama with The Sirens Project. And all your latest weather news on an all-new episode!
Did you know that space is full of weather? Did you know there is such a thing as racing pigeons? Solar storms and emitted radiation can wreak havoc on Earth for humans (and birds). Rob Steenburgh, of NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center, joins us from the middle of the blizzard in Colorado to talk space weather!
A special, extended program dedicated to helping communities recover and visiting the hardest hit areas. Plus, a look at how real-time storm warnings are relayed from the National Weather Service to your neighborhood.
Following storm survey investigations on Monday, the National Weather Service in Columbia, South Carolina confirmed four tornadoes touched down in the Midlands Sunday. An additional tornado was observed just across the border in Georgia. James Brierton and Jared Smith share details from the National Weather Service invesitgations.
At the conclusion of Sunday night's live severe weather coverage, James Brierton discusses the initial storm reports out of the Columbia metro area. The National Weather Service will be visiting severeal areas Monday to conduct storm surveys.
From snow, to heat, to lightning, meteorologist Mace Michaels forecasts it all for the Minnesota Twins major league baseball team. With the team in Florida for Spring training, Mace joins us from his home in the Twin Cities to talk about the atmosphere’s role in the ballgame. So the next time you’re watching your favorite team take on the Twins at Target Field and a rain delay is called, think of Mace and his watchful eyes on the sky. Mace also talks about his career in broadcast, spanning radio, to television, and digital.
Tonight we're getting to know Brian Brettscheider, a climatologist based out of Anchorage, Alaska. Brian tells us all there is to know about Alaskan weather, plus he gives us a behind the scenes look at his map making success for social media. He might be more than 4,000 miles away but this is a show for everyone in the Carolinas! Plus weather headlines: Including thundersnow in the North Carolina mountains, a flooding threat across the region, and a change to the way one South Carolina county will receive weather bulletins.
Ed Mansouri is the founder, architect and CEO of WeatherSTEM, a company that provides educational and information weather information to communities across the Southeast. Rooted in education, WeatherSTEM and their state-of-the-art weather systems, allow students, emergency managers and the public to watch and learn from weather in real-time. Join us as we get to know Ed and his company. Plus, the Carolina Weather Group with your latest news headlines, including: the resignation of the FEMA director, another pending government shutdown, the activation of GOES West satellite, and an bonus interview exploring the link between weather and the Takata air bag recall.
When Sidney Sperry, of the Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives, approached Steven Piltz, Meteorologist-In-Charge at the National Weather Service office in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a whole new way to judge an ice storm's intensity was born. The Sperry-Piltz Ice Accumulation Index is an algorithm used to predict the damage potential of approaching ice storms.
Tony Rice joins the Carolina Weather Group to talk about Sunday's lunar eclipse. Plus the panel brings you the latest on the government shutdown, and its affect on the National Weather Service; and the frigid cold air forecast.
When storms hit, we can turn to "The Waffle House Index" to understand the storm's impact on the community. Waffle House's PR director with Pat Warner joins the Carolina Weather Group to explain why the federal government tracks their menu items to determine a community's level of response after a storm.
YEAR IN REVIEW: From the tropics, flash flood emergencies, winter snow storms, and more: 2018 was a busy, weather-impactful year across every corner of the Carolinas. We met storm chasers using drones, watched cameras in the wake of Hurricane Florence, and encountered life-changing events that shape us all moving forward. Join us as we look back at the atmospheric moments that defined the year that was in the Carolinas.
Join us for our last live show of 2018. We talk holiday travel forecast, the possibility of seeing a white Christmas, a coastal severe weather threat Thursday and more - - including live coverage of Expedition 57 returning home from the International Space Station.
Tonight we go behind the scenes of NOAA's Hurricane Hunter aircraft, which flies meteorologists into the eye's of storm to collect priceless data. Our guest: Heath Holbach, a meteorologist and hurricane hunter for NOAA. She'll tell us about his missions through storms like Hurricane Irma, Michael and more. We will also review this weekend's Carolina winter storm snow.
Some communities in North Carolina and South Carolina saw their entire average winter snowfall Sunday - - and the season has not yet even begun. Video highlights from the Carolina Weather Group show the landmark December snowstorm the Carolinas.
A winter storm special with the latest forecast analysis on this weekend's winter snow storm, which could bring snow, sleet, ice, heavy rain, strong winds and coastal flooding to both North Carolina and South Carolina. This will be a two state, wide-region impacting event.
A potentially historic winter storm will bring upwards of two feet of snow to the North Carolina mountains this weekend. The Carolina Weather Group's James Brierton provides an update on the forecast analysis - including our first predictions on snowfall accumulations across the region, including places like Charlotte, Greenville, Spartanburg, Greensboro, Asheville and more.
Tonight a double feature: The latest on the snow storm forecast, plus our scheduled interview with Mark Sudduth of HurricaneTrack.com. He's sharing with us his incredible video from chasing Hurricanes Florence, Michael and more. If you'd like to see the video from tonight's show, find us on YouTube.
Winter weather is headed for the Carolinas this weekend. Who might see snow and who might see rain? James Brierton and Scotty Powell have your Tuesday morning forecast analysis from the Carolina Weather Group.
Before you drive south and hit the beach this holiday, you'll need to understand 'Red Tide:' What causes them, what threats do they raise and how to keep yourself informed. The red waters you see off the shoreline could be dangerous. Our guest is Dr. Tracy Fanara, Environmental Engineer and Scientist. She tells us what causes these dangerous toxins, and what environmental like here are doing to track and prevent them.
As the deadly Camp Fire rages in northern California, we're looking back tonight at our March show about predicting and forecasting wildfires. Our guest: Meteorologist Todd Lindley, the Science and Operations Officer for the National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma. To help the victims of the recent wildfires, text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster.
Melissa Griffin is the Assistant State Climatologist for South Carolina and the newest panel member of the Carolina Weather Group. Join us as we introduce you to Melissa. Melissa talks about her studies, passions and projects, including the South Carolina CoCoRaHS network of volunteer rain spotters. We'll also have the latest on the ongoing storm threat in the Carolinas, including threatening winter weather and flooding conditions
Tonight, we're live with Douglas Hilderbrand of the NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador program. They specialized in severe weather safety and education. How can you prepare yourself? How can you educate yourself? They have all of the answers and their mission is to share them with you.
The Carolina Weather Group goes on-location to the Weather Proof event at The Schiele Musuem of Natural History in Gastonia, North Carolina. We met weather professionals from our community, including: Lauren CarrollNational Weather Service, Greenville-Spartanburg, SC Stuart McDanielStorm photographer Jared RennieNC State, Climate Division Candice JordanThe Schiele Museum Chris LarsonWBTV-TV, Charlotte
Hurricane Michael left devastating damage along the Florida's gulf coast before moving across Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. Watch as the Carolina Weather Group panel explores the aftermath and lasting legacy of this historic storm. This is part two of two of our episodes for October 17, 2018. If you have not already, don't forget to check out part one, where we talk with the Farmers' Alamanc about their annual publication.
Sandi Duncan, the managing editor of the Farmers' Almanac, joins us to discuss how the 200 year old publication formulates and publishes their annual forecast. This week's episode is divided into two downloads. This is part one. Check out part two, were we discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Michael.
Hours after it made landfall in Florida as a powerful Category 4 storm, Hurricane Michael is setting its sights on the rest of the Southeast. The storm is forecast to impact the Carolinas as a tropical storm starting Thursday. Hear the latest forecast analysis from the Carolina Weather Group panel.
The Carolina Weather Group panel provides special coverage of Hurricane Michael. The "major" hurricane is expected to make landfall Wednesday in the Florida panhandle before tracking through the Carolinas Thurday and Friday as a tropical storm. Listen to the latest analysis and forecast discussion.
Most broadcast meteorologists cover tornadoes during their career but most meteorologists don't cover live tornadoes in their own neighbors. That's what happened in 2013 to KOCO's Damon Lane; he was on live television as the 2013 Moore, Oklahoma tornado moved over his own neighborhood. His wife, at home, would later recount her story to him. This week, we talk to Damon about all things OKC Weather, his ties to North Carolina, and all things weather!
Tides are getting higher than every before. We're joined by Christine Voss from the University of North Carolina. She runs a project called the NC King Tide Project, and they, along with public volunteers, monitor and report on tides across the state. Plus the latest on Hurricane Florence recovery in North Carolina and South Carolina.
It's a double feature night! We begin with the latest on Hurricane Florence recovery, including the on-going flooding threat. We're joined by David Sentendrey, a journalist who covered the storm for WJZY-TV. Plus our previously scheduled discussion with Rick Smith about managing storm anxiety.
Tropicla Storm Florence is moving slowly across the Carolinas. Along the way, the former-hurricane is dumping excessive amounts of rain and causing lifethreatening flooding. Tonight, the Carolina Weather Group panel with the latest forecast, analysis, and storm reports across the entire Carolinas.
Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a tropical storm but remains a serious threat. All parts of the Carolinas are experiencing, or will be experiencing, significant rain and an elevated flood threat this weekend. Tonight, the Carolina Weather Group panelist with the latest forecast and analysis. Our guest, Christian Schmidt, a Charlotte-area evacuation shelter volunteer.
A special edition of the Carolina Weather Group hours before the landfall of Hurricane Florence. Join the panel as they provide the latest forecast and analysis, as of Thursday evening. Panelist Chris Jackson reports from on-location along the Carolina coast. Plus we're joined by guests: Daniel Bonds, WLTX-TV in Columbia, SC, and Melissa Griffin, South Carolina Assistant State Climatologist
We're continuing our live coverage of Hurricane Florence with this special, anchored show featuring the Carolina Weather Group panelists. We'll be looking at the latest forecast, updating the evacuations and taking your questions.
We're just days away from Hurricane Florence. The storm is expected to impact the Carolinas late Thursday. At this time, the storm will likely be as strong as, if not stronger, than a Category 3. Join the Carolina Weather Group panelists as they provide the latest forecast, insight, and analyst. Now is the time to get informed and be prepared. This podcast was recorded live Sunday, October 9th, 2018 at 9p et. We will issue updates on this feed as conditions warrant.
The tropics are alive! Tonight, the latest on Hurricane Florence and Tropical Depression Gordon. Joining us: Meteorologist Kaitlin Wright, a UNC Charlotte graduate who covered Tropical Storm Gordon for WEAR-TV. Plus, Dr. Jen DeHart, from Colorado State University, who studies geography's effects on hurricanes.
Chris Rae & Wesley Shaw from MyCoast.org take us behind-the-scenes of their Web site and mobile app, which track flooding along the shores. They are currently operating in several states, including South Carolina, where the public can view and submit flooding reports.
Join us as Mark Willis introduces us to Surfline, a company that monitors and forecast surf conditions around the globe. We're also joined by Candice Jordan, who will preview the The Schiele Museum of Natural History's Weather Proof event happening this Saturday in Gastonia. Come out and meet the Carolina Weather Group from 10a-4p!
In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, there was countless people needing rescue and an army of Good Samaritans looking to lend a hand. Enter CrowdSource Rescue, a Web-based app that would tell those rescuers where to go. Tonight we're talking with Matthew Marchetti about the 25,000 people rescued using his app.
Are Volcano eruptions on the rise? How can we predict when eruptions will occur? What causes an eruption? Our guest this week, Volcanologist Dr. Jeanine Krippner from Concord University in West Virginia, answers those questions and more!
Audio excerpts from our live storm coverage on Saturday night. As isolated severe thunderstorms moved through North Carolina and South Carolina, Carolina Weather Group panelists Scotty Panel and Chris Jackson talk with James Brierton about the storms they have observed.
Roger Edwards lead forecaster at the NOAA NWS Storm Prediction Centerwill be our guest as we talk about threats of land falling tropical systems that create dangerous surface winds. Tornadoes are always a concern, and we will dive into how to better predict them and detect them when they develop
What is The Sirens Project? And why are they flying drones into storms? In a "can't miss episode," we talk with the guys who are using cutting-edge, unmanned technology to push the limits of storm chasing. They're researching severe weather from a vantage point not seen before. Their goal: To gather difficult data with hopes of improving forecasts.
Join us as we discuss the Hurricane Season 2018 with Dr. Philip Klotzbach, who is one of the leading scientists of Atmospheric Sciences and Tropical Meteorology. Phil Klotzbach is a Research Scientist in the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University. He received his Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science from CSU in 2007. Klotzbach has been employed in the Department of Atmospheric Science for the past seventeen years and was co-author on the Atlantic basin hurricane forecasts with Dr. William Gray through 2005. He became first author on the seasonal hurricane forecasts in 2006. Klotzbach developed the two-week forecasts currently being issued during the peak months of the hurricane season between August-October. He has published over two dozen articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Climate and Weather and Forecasting. Klotzbach graduated from Bridgewater State College with a BS degree in Geography in 1999. He then attended Colorado State University where he received his Masters degree in Atmospheric Science in 2002. After receiving his Masters degree, Klotzbach thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine (2100+ miles). He has also climbed all 54 14,000 foot peaks in Colorado, and has completed nine marathons and five ultra-marathons.
While earthquakes aren't weather related, it is a phenomena that many in the weather community have to deal with. We will talk about earthquakes, the difference between west coast/east coast earthquakes, and how we should be prepared for the possibility of an earthquake affecting you and your family. About our guest: Ken Hudnut is the Science Advisor for Risk Reduction for the U. S. Geological Survey (USGS). He ensures that USGS hazards science is being applied to help solve societally relevant problems. To help understand the San Andreas Fault system and the behavior of faults in general, he has studied earthquakes worldwide using satellite & airborne imagery along with field work to provide ground truth. In 2017, he received the Ivan I. Mueller Award for distinguished service and leadership from the American Geophysical Union. In 2018 he will receive the Meritorious Service Award from the U.S. Department of the Interior. He has served as a geophysicist studying earthquakes for the USGS office in Pasadena, California since 1992.
Tonight we introduce you to Alan Sealls, the chief meteorologist at WKRG-TV in Mobile, Alabama, and the president of the National Weather Association. He has three decades of experience in TV. Alan not only holds bachelors and masters degrees in meteorology from Cornell and Florida State, but he also has professional certifications from the AMS (American Meteorological Society) and the NWA (National Weather Association). Tonight we will open up the weather round table and talk about tropical weather, social media, NWA, broadcasting, and much more! This is "can't miss" conversation!
The Carolina Weather Group recaps the historic and devastating flooding seen across the western North Carolina mountains and foothills this week. We look at the atmospheric conditions caused by Subtropical Storm Alberto that lead to the Lake Tahoma Dam evacuation, Interstate 40 closure caused by a mudslide and more. Panelist Scotty Powell joins the show from the McDowell County Emergency Management Center.
A podcast recap featuring highlights from our live coverage Tuesday of historic flooding in parts of the North Carolina mountains and foothills. Scotty Powell reports from McDowell County, where a Flash Flood Emergency was declared. Numerous landslides, water rescues and flooding incidents were reported across the region.
Meteorologist Cheryl Nelson is a natural disaster preparedness expert. Cheryl helps save lives by teaching the public how to prepare for hurricanes, wild fires, earthquakes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, extreme winter weather and heat waves.Cheryl is a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador and will help us get ready for storm season.
On April 15th, 2018, a strong EF 2 tornado hit Greensboro and portions of Guliford County. Chief Meteorologist Tim Buckley and Meteorologist Terran Kirksey were broadcasting live on WFMY-TV when the tornado narrowly passed the studio. Tim and Terran will be our guests to talk about all the chaos as they were on TV alerting the viewers, all the while directing the staff to take shelter. This will be a show you do not want to miss!
Andrew Loconto from National Weather Service Blacksburg, VA will be joining us to discuss the new Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook. This new product is in testing phase and will be introduced to Weather Service Offices in the next several months.
William Churchill is the satellite focal point at the National Weather Service in Memphis. On this episode of Carolina Weather Group, we go in-depth with how GOES-16 is being used operations since becoming GOES-East last December.
John Jensenius is NOAA's specialist on lightning safety and serves as a national spokesperson for the organization on issues related to lightning and lightning safety. He has developed a considerable amount of educational material on lightning, as well as tracking and documenting lightning fatalities nationwide. On this show, we will be discussing lightning and the latest statistics for 2018, last year's stats and what past years have shown for its dangers.
Years 2016 and 2017 were known for large droughts and major wildfires. Meteorologist Todd Lindley is the Science and Operations Officer for the US National Weather Service Norman Oklahoma. Todd joins us to discuss how the National Weather Service forecasts for wildfires and how they provide vital information to Emergency Management and local fire departments.
This week's episode of the Carolina Weather Group is a double feature. First we catch-up with Tyler Jankoski and Dakota Smith of "The Weather Junkies" podcast. Tyler and Dakota talk about their show, digital weather media and National Weather Podcast Awareness Month. Then we speak with Chris Jackson, an meteorologist student and South Carolina mainstay for online weather coverage. This week, Chris chased devastating tornadoes through South Carolina. We'll talk to him about his chase and how he treats the weather across the Southeast.
Jonathan Erdman is a veteran of The Weather Channel and weather.com. We're talking to him about his career covering weather on television and online: How they cover storms, how their content is produced and which weather events have shaped his life.
We continue our series of recapping the 2017 Hurricane Season. Dr. Cody Fritz joins us, as we discuss how the Storm Surge Unit handled the historic 2017 Hurricane Season. Cody will walk us through how the Storm Surge Unit forecasted and handled some of the major Hurricanes including Harvey, Irma, and Maria.
On the eve of the GOES-S weather satellite launch, we're so thrilled to be speaking with Dr. James Yoe, the Chief Administrative Officer for the NOAA Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation. GOES-S will be the second of NOAA's next generation weather satellites to launch. Like GOES-R, GOES-S will provide high resolution, real-time atmospheric monitoring. GOES-S is destinated to become the West Coast satellite for NOAA, GOES West, whereas the existing GOES-R remains in operational position as GOES East. Join the Carolina Weather Group on our live streaming platforms of Facebook Live, YouTube or Periscope for live coverage of the GOES S satellite launch.
Meet Sam Berkseth, the artist and creator behind the Etsy store WxSketch, where she creates and sells weather-inspired art. To see her art, check her out on Etsy or watch our show on Facebook, Youtube or Periscope.
The highs, the lows and everything in-between. Looking at the 2017 Climate Report for the Southeast Region from the Southeast Regional Climate Center (SERCC). Record breaking heat, memorable snowfall events and even the first of its kind tornado. Guest Jordan McLeod joins us with the data.
Matt Moreland was hunkered down at the National Weather Service in Key West when Hurricane Irma came ashore. He shares his story with us just days after NOAA declared Hurricane Harvey, Maria and Irma among the top five costliest hurricanes in U.SS history.
Two snowstorms have impacted the Carolinas and its only January! The Carolina Weather Group is joined by guests Gary Stephenson, of Spectrum News in Raleigh, and Jonathan Wall, a forecaster based in Raleigh. We will discuss the impacts of the storm, the accuracy of the forecasting and more!
Trisha Palmer of the National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina joins a special, live edition of the Carolina Weather Group covering the winter storm. Trisha explains her ongoing forecast discussions and the coordination between her office and the other National Weather Service forecast offices across North Carolina and South Carolina.
Are summertime storms becoming more intense? Guest Andreas Prein, Atmospheric Scientist at NCAR (National Center for Atmospheric Research), lead a study that found storms are becoming more intense as the atmospheres warm. What does that mean for the communities in the path of storms such as Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma and summertime, mesoscale convective systems?
The United States Air Force 45th Weather Squadron joins us as we discuss various aspects of weather support to space launches. We will talk about weather support during actual space launches and how ground operations forecast weather in the weeks to months before a launch. Plus: Carolina Weather Group snowstorm special featuring reports and forecasts for South Carolina and North Carolina
Hurricane Harvey will go down as one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the United States of America. On this show we will discuss the forecast, the impact and recovery from Hurricane Harvey along the Texas Coast. Tom Johnston, Meteorologist in Charge at National Weather Service Corpus Christ, TX, and Jeff Evans, Meteorologist in Charge at National Weather Service Houston, TX, will join us to talk first hand experiences from Hurricane Harvey.
Jim Cantore, a meteorologist on the Weather Channel, joins the Carolina Weather Group to recap the 2017 hurricane season. Jim discusses covering storms such as Maria, Harvey and Irma. The panelists also ask him for his thoughts about the upcoming winter season - - and of course about thundersnow!
Jamie Morrow, a meteorlogist with NWS-Raleigh, will be joining us to discuss some new trainings that broadcast meterologist get to participate in. We will talk about the NWS AWIPS Event Simulator amd experince what the National Weather Service does before issuing warnings. Jamie is a graduate of the Virginia Tech Meteorlogy program, interned at WDBJ in Ronaoke, VA. He worked at the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg, VA and has just recently moved to the National Weather Service in Raleigh.
The Carolinas have had their fairshare of Diasters over the past few years. Catastrophic flooding, Major Winter Storms, Hurricanes, Tornado outbreaks. On this show we will dive into how local and state officials work with meterologist to get states, cities and towns ready for natural diasters. John Quagliariello from the National Weather Service in Columbia, SC and Diana Thomas with North Carolina Emergency Mangement will be our guest to discuss how the two entities work together to keep the public safe and informed.
This season has been a busy one for the National Hurricane Center! This week we are pleased to have someone who knows that all too well - Taylor Trogdon, a Senior Scientist/Meteorologist with the NHC Storm Surge Unit. The Storm Surge Unit is a small group of meteorologists and oceanographers specializing in predicting storm surge heights associated with landfalling tropical systems, primarily using their SLOSH model. Their efforts include developing highly-detailed mapping projections that support the issuance of Storm Surge Watches and Warnings for U.S. coastlines, which just recently became part of the suite of operational watches and warnings issued by the NWS.
NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) provides global observations that serve as the backbone of both short- and long-term forecasts, including those that help us predict and prepare for severe weather events. Each satellite carries five state-of-the-art instruments, including the Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS), the Cross-Track Infrared Sounder (CrIS), the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), the Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS) and an instrument to measure the Earth’s energy budget.JPSS satellites circle the Earth from pole-to-pole and cross the equator about 14 times daily in the afternoon orbit to provide full global coverage twice a day. In doing so, they provide the majority of data that informs numerical weather forecasting in the U.S. and deliver critical observations during severe weather events like hurricanes, tornadoes and blizzards.Join us as we discuss this new Satellite that will help us with our forecasting abilites into the future!
Meteorlogist Chester Lampkin has a had a whirlwind tour of the weather world! Chester earned his Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from the University of Saint Louis. After graduating he has stints in Colorado, Missouri, Texas and in his hometown of Saint Louis Missouri. In 2015 Chester decided to take his weather career down under. Well to New Zealand. He worked for two years as a meteorologist for MetService New Zealand, which is basically the New Zealand equivalent of the National Weather Service. During that time Chester experinced a whole new way of communicating weather. Earlier this Chester returned to Saint Louis and took up his post at KSDK as meteorologist.
Kat is a North Carolina native. She studied Meteorology and graduated from North Carolina State with B.S. degree in Meteorology. While at NC State, Kat was President of the Broadcast Meteorology Club and worked as a Weather Graphics Producer at WRAL News in Raleigh, NC. While in school, Kat interned at WXII News in her hometown of Winston Salem, and interned for a weather data and corporate forecasting company, WeatherBell Analytics.Kat is an avid Severe Weather and Winter Weather lover and has experinced a few tornadoes throughout her life.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly into a major hurricane – intentionally?? Join us as we talk to “Hurricane Hunter” pilot Captain Will Simmons of the US Air Force 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron. Captain Simmons graduated from the Geosciences Department at Mississippi State University and subsequently worked for two years as an AMS-certified meteorologist at WCBI-TV in Columbus, MS. After earning his pilot wings in the US Air Force, Captain Simmons began flying for the Hurricane Hunters out of Keesler Air Force Base in 2015. He has more than 60 hurricane eye penetrations to his name, including all of the major hurricanes this season.
On this episode we will discuss with Trevor Boucher how meterologists can better communicate with the diverse population throughout the United States. Not everyone knows the weather lingo, and how it may affect their daily lives. This will be a great show for everyone, and hopefully we will have a better idea on how to communicate the threats to the general public!
This week we conclude our two-part series on studying meteorology. Learn what classes you should take, what programs are offered at different schools and explore possible career paths. Our guests include Meteorologist Alex Herbst, a graduate student at Mississippi State and intern with Memphis Weather Net, and Meteorologist Bobby Stilwell, of St. Louis University. We'll also be looking at the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Florida, Georgia and other portions of the Southeast, including the flooding in Charleston, South Carolina. Guests: Alex Herbst and Alex Herbst, Graduate student at Mississippi State and intern with MWN and Meteorologist Bobby Stilwell
This week on the Carolina Weather Group we get to know CrowdHydrology, a crowdsourced program asking the public to text in water levels in streams and rivers in their neighborhoods. To learn more, or setup a gauge in your local commmunity, visit crowdhydrology.geology.buffalo.edu.
This week we begin our two-part series on studying meteorology. Learn what classes you should take, what programs are offered at different schools and explore possible career paths. Our guests this week include Trevor Gibbs, Sam Harris, a student at North Carolina State University, and Kyle Kiel, a recent grad and a meteorologist with KWWL-TV. We're also discussing the latest on Hurricane Irma and its forecast.
Do you really know what a "30% chance of rain" means? It may not mean what you think. Guests Brad Panovich, of WCNC-TV Charlotte, and Troy Kimmel, a professor at the University of Texas in Austin, TX, join us to discuss. Plus we reflect on the Hurricane Harvey forecast.
Our scheduled guests, Reynolds Wolf and Mike Fomil from The Weather Channel, were called to Texas to cover Tropical Storm Harvey. Join the Carolina Weather Group as we re-cap the solar eclipse and review the forecast for Tropical Storm Harvey.
Our guest this hour is Bruce Fixman, the founder of WeatheRate, Inc., a company providing certifications to television stations who provide the "most accurate" forecasts. Join us as we learn how the data is collected, scored and awarded.
NashSevereWx is a Community Supported Severe/Winter Weather media outlet for Davidson & Williamson Co in Central Tennessee. They have been awarded the Walter J Bennett award from the National Weather Assoication. They were also voted best Twitter account by Nashville Scene in 2013, 2015, and 2016.
We talk with Warning Coordination Meteorologist Dr. Patrick Marsh of NOAA's Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma to learn how his office operates. We go behind the scenes to understand how they forecast their severe weather outlooks and get some insight into improvements that are coming to their products.
This Wednesday we talk with Mike Boylan, the creator and curator of Mike's Weather Page and http://www.spaghettimodels.com/. Many of you probably visit Mike's page to see real-time data, models and forecast analysis related to the tropics. Join us for this hour inside Mike's Web site and the latest on the Atlantic hurricane season.
Rip Currents are very dangerous and claim numerous swimmers every year. Carl Barnes from US National Weather Service Charleston SC will be on this episode to discuss. On this show we highlight what many beach goers should know about dangerous rip currents. Learn how to spot them and learn how to escape them should you get caught in one. If your plans take you to the coast this summer, you'll want to listen this show!
Do you know the difference between straight line winds and tornadoes? The two can be devastating and are often confused. On this show Chief Meteorlogist Brad Panovich Meteorologist (WCNC-Charlotte, NC) will join us to talk about the differences. This show will be very insightful, and hopefully help folks the next time a damagaging storms moves through their area.
Doug Schneider and Scott Martin are race fans and meteorologists dedicated to providing accurate forecasts and timely weather updates at racing venues around the world. They forecast for IndyCar, Indy Lights/MRTI, IMSA, Pirelli World Challenge, World Endurance Championship, and Trans Am Series races, as well as major SCCA and NASA events.We will also be assessing storm damage in the Carolinas caused by two days of severe weather.
The 2017 hurricane season will start on June 1st and last through November 30th. We already had Tropcial Storm Arlene early in April and the next named tropical cyclone is "Bret". We ask expert Levi Cowan of Tropical Tidbits to explain his thoughts on the current conditions of our northern hemisphere and give us an idea on how he thinks the season will start - and what he expects throughout the season. Will we have a return of El Nino? Will we have a setup more or less conducive for TC development in the Atlantic /Pacific basins?
Nick Ulivieri is a Chicago based photgrapher. Nick has a passion for taking breath-taking photos of all things weather! Nick joins us to talk about his passion of weather and photography and how they came together. Nick will show off some of his best pictures and explain how he got them! Nick will also give a little advice on how you too, can get the perfect shot! If you want to see the visuals for this show, watch us on YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TQPxXxuhDs
Tornadoes are some of the most studied weather phenomenons in the world. How do they form? Where are they going to hit? Could it be that we are getting closer to being able to predict when the next tornado may strike? Victor Gensini joins us to discuss the possibility of predicting tornadoes a few weeks in advance. Victor will discuss the findings from recent reasearch that may help give people advance awareness of when tornadoes could strike.
Join us as we go inside the science of severe weather in North Carolina, South Carolina and the entire Southeast. Our guest this week is Trisha Palmer from the US National Weather Service in Greenville / Spartanburg, South Carolina. Sandy LaCorte form the National Weather Service in Wilmington, North Carolina was scheduled to join the show but was unable to make the live broadcast. She will be joining us in June.
What is causing Sea Level Rise? Has it happened in the past? What are the current trends? Globally? Locally? Future projections? Uncertainty? Scenario vs. Probabilistic approach. How are we tracking vs. projections? Future storms? SLR making things worse. Total water level. Nuisance flooding increasing. Lots at stake. What can we do? What are cities currently doing about it? Quick SLR viewer demo. Doug Marcy is a Coastal Hazards Specialist at the NOAA Office for Coastal Management. He has been with NOAA 14 years working on enhancing flood inundation products and GIS capability, storm surge assessments, sea level rise, and coastal hazards assessment projects contributing to more disaster resilient communities.
John Jensenius is NOAA's specialist on lightning safety and serves as a national spokesperson for the organization on issues related to lightning and lightning safety. He has developed a considerable amount of educational material on lightning, as well as tracking and documenting lightning fatalities nationwide.
Ryan Hickman of AllisonHouse LLC joins us to talk about how Allisonhouse works through the massive amounts of data to provide high quality weather information to their customers. Allisonhouse is a leader in delivering reliable weather data to customers on multiple platforms and weather softwares. Many of you may be using their data inside the popular stormtracking app RadarScope!
Weather Folklore is one the ways that people predicted weather way before we had computer models. Have you ever asked yourself how accurate is that? Meteorologist John Belski from WLKY News- Louisville, KY joins us to discuss what is true and what may not be true. John has written the book title "Backyard Weather Folklore".
Go behind the scenes of the new GOES 16 satellite. Launched as GOES R, the high definition satellite is providing beautiful new images of the Earth, weather systems and global conditions. But its not just pretty pictures - - its life saving data. Tim Schmit with UW-Madison Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) joins us to talk about NOAA's new tool and the future of the GOES program.
Go inside the life of a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Nashville, Tennessee. Joining us is Krissy Hurley, the office's Warning Coordination Meteorologist. Krissy discusses her duties at the National Weather Service, her experience forecasting for offices across the country and her unique relationship with public partners, such as the media and emergency managers.
Sunsets are one of the most photographed natural phenomenon we have on this planet. In fact, on Instagram, over 85 million pictures of sunsets have been taken. Did you know that you can get a sunrise and sunset forecast? SunsetWx has taken the weather enterprise by storm! Come meet the 4 young men who have created the best way you can see the perfect sunrises and sunsets! Check out these maps for your future experience with capturing those beautiful moments. https://sunsetwx.com/We'll be talking with Jacob DeFlitch, Steve Hallett, Ben Reppert and Justin Lowery tonight about their great product they designed.
Sarah Fortner, of WCNC-TV in Charlotte, NC, and Kelly Dobeck, WRDW/WAGT-TV in Augusta, GA, join the Carolina Weather Group to discuss women in the television meteorology workflorce, an industry largerly populated by men.
Eric Blake joins us from the National Hurricane Center to talk about how the NHC conducts recon flights inside hurricanes and other tropical cyclones. He explains how the vital information is used for forecasting.
An extremely dry fall season has lead to wildfires in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky, Alabama and Georgia. Fire weather expert Chip Redmond joins us to discuss these dry conditions and how they helped fuel deadly wildfires.
Chief Meteorologist Grant Gilmore and Meteorologist Tim Buckley fromWFMY News 2 in Greensboro, NC will join us to discuss the WFMY Weather Spotter Network. The WFMY Weather Spotter Network has been in existence for a few years in the Tirad area of North Carolina. Numerous spotters througout the area report daily weather conditions to the WFMY weather team. Some days they are even featured in the weather segment. Find out how you can become a part of the WFMY Weather Spotter Network!
Dr. Marshall Shepherd joins us to discuss the difficulties of communicating the real threat of flooding. In the recent years, we have seen many cases of flash flooding. From tropical events to stationary fronts to everyday thunderstorms...flooding is becoming a major story. Dr. Shepherd has proposed many ways on how we can better communicate flooding to the general public. Dr. Shepherd is the Director of the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Atmospheric Sciences Program, host of "WxGeeks" on the Weather Channel and former president of the American Meteorological Society (AMS).
The 2016 Hurricane season has been very busy, very odd and frankly.... very long. Remember Alex in January? Hurricane Specialist and Storm Surge Expert Michael Lowry from The Weather Channel joins us to discuss various topics from Hurricane Season 2016.
The Weather Pros is a weather consulting company providing personalized forecasts to outdoor businesses, including landscapers and snow plow operators. Rob Guariano, CEO, Founder, and Chief Meteorologist, plus Dean Davison, Meteorologist/Storm Certification Manager.
Carolina Weather Group's Scotty Powell reports from McDowell County, North Carolina, where firefighters are battling one of more than a dozen wildfires. Prolonged dry weather conditions have lead to the burning of thousands of acres. Winds are carrying smoke from the fires across portions of the Southeast.
Catastrophic flooding left parts of South Carolina under 20" of rain in 2015. Rob Foweler, Chief Meteorologist at WCBD in Charleston, and Jim Gandy, Chief Meteorologist at WLTX, join the Carolina Weather Group to look back at the historic flooding and share lessons learned.
Being a college student is hard! Throw in a atmospheric science degree and it is tough!! Meteorology students from North Carolina State, Florida State and Virginia Tech will join us to talk about what it takes to be a met student. This show will be very beneficial for those wanting to go into the field! GUESTS:Matthew Reagan from Florida State UniversityBrandon Black from NC State University
The Carolina Weather Group presents special live coverage of Hurricane Matthew and its forecasted impacts along the Southeast. We'll update the storm's forecast, storm prepartions and examine current evacuations routes. Garrett Bedenbaugh, Certified Broadcast Meteorologist for Action News Jacksonville, the FOX and CBS television affiliate in Jacksonville, Florida; Jim Gandy, Chief Meterologist for WLTX News 19, the CBS television affiliate in Columbis, South Carolina; Patrick Ellis, a meteorlogist with WECT television in Wilmington, North Carolina; and Brad Panovich, Chief Meteorologist with WCNC NBC Charlotte join the discussion.
CoCoRaHS founder Nolan Doesken joins the Carolina Weather Group to discuss the grassroots volunteer network of backyard weather observers. Learn how the network started and how volunteers of all ages and backgrounds work together to measure and map precipitation (rain, hail and snow) in their local communities.
A summary look at Hurricane #Hermine and the storm's impact in the Southeast and the Mid Atlantic in early September. We'll retrace the storm's steps from the time it was known as Invest 99L. We speak with Florida State University meteorologist and local AMS Chapter President Matt Reagan on the life of Hermine. Additionally, as we approach the peak of Hurricane season, we are going to talk about how the tropics have faired so far, and what we can expect heading in to the heart of the tropical season.
A live, detailed look at the National Hurricane Center's lasest forecast for on Tropical Storm Hermine. The storm is expected to bring heavy rain, flooding and other severe weather concerns to Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and other parts of the United States East Coast. We'll also go behind the scenes of the Hurricane Hunter aircraft used to fly into and investigate tropical cyclones. We'll take you aboard one of the aircraft used by the United States Air Force Reserve's 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Hurricane Hunters division. Our guest this week is Gary Stephenson, Chief Meteorologist at Time Warner Cable News in Raleigh, North Carolina.
When Hurricane season rolls around everyone takes notice. Those along the coastline are not the only ones who have to worry about tropical systems. Landfalling systems can cause destruction well inland from the coast. Floods, tornadoes, and high winds can cause headaches. Make sure to join us to find out what you need to look out for during the tropical season.Chief Meteorologist Gary Stephenson from Time Warner Cable in Raleigh, NC will be joining us. Meteorologist Daniel Phillips from KATC in Lafayette, LA will also be one of our guest.
Do you know what a weather balloon is? Do you know how valuable they are to forecasting? Join us as we discuss why launching weather balloons is so important. Special guests coming on will be Thomas Winesett from US National Weather Service Jackson Mississippi, Carl Barnes of US National Weather Service Charleston SC and Nick Fillo of US National Weather Service Blacksburg VA. Topics to be discussed:- What is a weather balloon? - What is it filled with and what does it carry?- Type of data it transmits- How the data is used- How it helps forecasting efforts- How high up do they actually go?- Where do they all fall?
Lightning: One of the most beautiful of nature's shows of energy, but also one of the most dangerous facets of weather - and one of the least understood topics in meteorlogy. There were 21 fatalities in the month of July alone this year. Join us as we have Anthony Reynes of US National Weather Service Miami Florida to share his expertise in the topic of lightning. Topics we will be discussing:- This year's fatality stats - Strength of lightning- Origin - Types - Conductors of energy- Safety and precaution- Questions from the audience? Just ask! :)
Brad Panovich, chief meteorologist at WCNC TV in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Chris Michaels, a meterologist at WCYB in Bristol, Tenn., join the show to discuss the science and dangers of microbursts. Panovich has been using his popular social media platforms to explain and promote awareness about the dangers of microbursts.The southeast is very prone to microburst throughout the summer months. But what is this phenomenon? How can we predict? How can we prepare?
Dave Malkoff covers science, technology and news for The Weather Channel. Malkoff just completed a documentary explaining why so many tornadoes effect Oklahoma. He will discuss his findings, and how he was able to convey first hand accounts through his documentary. Malkoff wil share some of his most memorable moments while covering the weather, including how he got his big
The Weather Pros is a consulting company that serves exclusive weather forecasts for outdoor services, including landscapers and snow polow operators. CEO, founder and Chief Metrologist Rob Guariano and Meteorologist/Storm Certification Manager Dean D Davison join the show.