Episode #0029 - "The Tornados of 2018"

Episode #0029 - "The Tornados of 2018"

On this week's show we discuss tornados throughout the year in 2018. Ian Livingston and Katie Wheatley join Becky, Jimmy, and Joel to review the overall muted tornado season. 

 Episode #0028 - "Winter 2018 - 2019 Predictions"

Episode #0028 - "Winter 2018 - 2019 Predictions"

Its the beginning of Season Two! On this week's show we discuss last winter vs this winter snow total predictions as well as talk about another El Nino, the "polar vortex", the Arctic Oscillation (AO) and the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO).

 

Show Notes!

Winter 2018 - 2019

Last winter's prediction results.

The North Atlantic Oscillation

Global Patterns: Arctic & North Atlantic Oscillations

FiveThirtyEight Forecasts The National Dog Show

This year's snow predictions:

  • Jimmy @ Richmond Airport: 37 inches

  • Becky @ Penn State U: 42 inches

  • Joel @ Dulles Airport: 46 inches

Current Arctic Oscillation Status

Current North Atlantic Oscillation Status

 

Episode - #0027 "Nor'easters of March"

Episode - #0027 "Nor'easters of March"

This week on the show the gang talks about the recent Nor'easters and what causes them.

Show Notes!

Show predictions before Winter:

Joel:  25" for Dulles
Becky: 43" for State College
Jimmy:  8" for Richmond Airport

Actual measured snowfall:

Dulles: 11.8”
State College: 14.9”
Richmond: 12.4”

Jimmy guessed the amount closest to actual, so he wins.

Wikipedia: Nor'easter

Why Are There Suddenly So Many Nor'Easters?

Accuweather: What is a Nor'easter?

Dakota Smith, aka @weatherdak's The Four Nor'easters of March GIF.

March is National Weather Podcast month! There are a lot of other great weather podcasts participating in this program that we want you to check out as well. Please go to weatherpodcastmonth.com to check them out.

This week's music if the Revival March by John Phillips Sousa.

 

 

Episode - #0026 "Hot Water Parsley Predictions"

Episode - #0026 "Hot Water Parsley Predictions"

On this week's show, Becky, Jimmy, and Joel talk about the upcoming cold weather pattern that is going to affect most of the US for the next couple weeks, how we did for snowfall predictions from last winter, and our predictions for the upcoming winter.

 

Show Notes!

 

Winter Weather Predicitons:

November La Nina Update

Ryan Maue's GFS GIF

NOAA's Winter Outlook

Snow Predictions:

Joel:  25" for Dulles
Becky: 43" for State College
Jimmy:  8" for Richmond Airport

Episode - #0025 "Harvey and Irma"

Episode - #0025 "Harvey and Irma"

On this week's episode, Becky, Jimmy and Joel cover Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath as well as Hurricane Irma, the impact the storm has had so far and what is expected to come.

Show Notes!

Becky's Irma Twitter List

Beck's Facebook Stormblog

Hurricane Harvey

Landfall

Flooding

Tornadoes from Harvey

Harvey Relief Fund

Forecasting

GOES-16 HaRvey Imagery

Hurricane Irma

Track

Landfall

GOES-16 Irma Imagery:

Post Image

Image courtesy of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Astronaut Randy Bresnik took this photo of Tropical Storm Harvey from the International Space Station on Aug. 28 at 1:27 p.m. CDT.

Music

Outro music is "Muddy Water" by The Seldom Scene.

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