Archive for August, 2020

Meet Jacob Wycoff

August 31, 2020

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 […]

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Laura’s Effects

August 27, 2020

Hurricane Laura slammed into Cameron, Louisiana a little after midnight today as a Category 4 hurricane. The peak wind (before the power and connections went out) at Lake Charles Municipal Airport just after 2 a.m. was clocked at 137 m.p.h. The National Weather Service Office there evacuated all employees earlier. It’s a good thing. Look […]

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Rainbows!

August 24, 2020

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 […]

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Surprise Aurora

August 17, 2020

Check out this surprise aurora show in central Pennsylvania this morning! The aurora borealis visible from Pennsylvania’s Cherry Springs State Park. pic.twitter.com/lvMZrQVeoT — Sumita (@SumitaShankar) August 17, 2020

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Favorite Season?

August 17, 2020

My *NEW* #WeatherJazz® Audience line is ready for YOUR AUDIO answer for an upcoming WeatherJazz® episode: Out of the four seasons, which one is your favorite and WHY? CALL (or text) and leave your audio contribution! 1-(234)-525-5888 — Andre Bernier (@AndreBernier) August 17, 2020

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Production Frequency?

August 11, 2020

Be sure to VOTE! How often would you like to see WeatherJazz® episodes released? — Andre Bernier (@AndreBernier) August 10, 2020

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Perseids

August 10, 2020

My GoPro camera in “Night Lapse” mode caught a few of the Perseids last night. Click on each frame for a bigger view: …along with a bonus frame:

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Goodnight, Dick

August 4, 2020

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Isaias Monday Night

August 4, 2020

Late Breaking: Isaias becomes a minimal hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 MPH. The eye is now clearly depicted via the Wilmington, NC NEXRAD radar: The two red boxes west of Wilmington are two tornado warnings. In “velocity mode,” you can clearly see the mini-rotating “couplets” coming ashore. Small tornadoes are always possible in […]

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