Fun Stuff

Little Free Libraries

Posted by on March 3, 2021 at 6:08 pm

Question for Open Line Friday on #WeatherJazz®: Have you ever visited/used a “Little Free Library?” Which one? Did you take a book o0r leave a book? Which one(s)?   Call the WeatherJazz® Audience Connect Line at (234)-525-5888 to tell me about your experience in 90 seconds or less (by Thursday afternoon, March 4).

What Is A “Planet?”

Posted by on March 3, 2021 at 4:42 pm

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 […]

Tubby, The Iowa Supercat

Posted by on February 19, 2021 at 4:33 pm

It’s Open Line Friday! I have a listener question about the conditions that precede the development of windshield frost on vehicles in the morning. I’ll also continue my conversation with meteorologist Jeff Kennedy, formerly from KWWL-7, Waterloo, Iowa, about his cat Tubby (photo below) along with Jeff’s fascinating faith journey that parallel’s mine in so […]

Your Questions On WeatherJazz®

Posted by on February 19, 2021 at 2:26 am

From Meteorologist André Bernier: If you have any question for Open Line Friday for The WeatherJazz® Podcast, call me and leave me your weather, science, or even personal question at: (234)-525-5888

Squeaky Snow

Posted by on February 4, 2021 at 8:11 pm

I’m sure you noticed over last weekend that the freshly fallen snow “squeaked” when you walked on it. Why does that happen and when does that happen? Additionally, Frank in Norwalk asked a great question relating to changes in snow pack over time. Also, is the Groundhog Day forecast legitimate or is it just a […]

GREAT Filing System!

Posted by on January 27, 2021 at 3:16 am

Stunning Sunday Clouds

Posted by on January 11, 2021 at 12:07 am

If you looked up anytime today, you may have noticed the very textured clouds. Thjy are known as “altocumulus” clouds and were forming between 20,000 and 30,000 feet high. There was just enough moisture aloft to allow these clouds as well as the formation of commercial jet aircraft condensation trails, better known as “contrails.” Note […]

2021 In Iceland

Posted by on January 1, 2021 at 1:00 am

This is how Icelander’s celebrate the start of the New Year. Fireworks are totally legal to set off (there isn’t much that can catch fire up there with lava rock, stone, and steel buildings… and very few trees anywhere). This video is from my friend, Pastor Gunnar Gunnarsson, near Reykjavik.

Meet Iceland’s Biggest Pop Star!

Posted by on November 14, 2020 at 8:35 pm

This episode has been almost two years in the making and will likely be one of my very favorite for years to come. About two winters ago, I heard a song on FM95.7 in Reykjavik, Iceland, that piqued my attention. I instantly loved it and scrambled fast to “Shazam” it. The song was by popular […]

Blue Sound

Posted by on October 23, 2020 at 3:36 pm