Science

Laura’s Effects

Posted by on August 27, 2020 at 6:48 pm

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 […]

Rainbows!

Posted by on August 24, 2020 at 6:13 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 […]

Production Frequency?

Posted by on August 11, 2020 at 5:44 pm

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

Tropical Stats

Posted by on July 29, 2020 at 5:22 pm

Statistically, there are more Wednesday tropical system landfalls in the USA than any other day since 1851: Also, why are tropical systems now called “invests?” Find out more on Episode #116 of my world-audience podcast, WeatherJazz®:

Soil Monitor July 23

Posted by on July 23, 2020 at 5:28 pm

Only the northeast corner of Ohio is seeing normal soil moisture conditions as of today. The remainder is either “abnormally dry” or in “moderate drought” conditions. q

Tromsø

Posted by on June 24, 2020 at 3:23 pm

Tromsø is Norway’s 4th largest city and it is well inside of Earth’s Arctic Circle at almost 70° North latitude. That means Tromsø experiences perpetual sunshine during the summertime. In addition to being home to a research university, there is quite an influx of tourists since Tromsø is so accessible by auto, ship, or aircraft. […]

Alaska Roadways

Posted by on June 22, 2020 at 4:27 pm

Check out my latest WeatherJazz® podcast episode on how weather affects the challenges of building and sustaining Alaska’s roadway system! 

Year Without A Summer

Posted by on May 8, 2020 at 12:03 am

The year was 1816. Nearly everyone’s summer food crop failed…. …all except Nathaniel Foster’s. Find out why in Episode #106 of my world-audience podcast, WeatherJazz®!

Light Show

Posted by on March 2, 2020 at 10:51 pm

Imagine being the pilot of this Icelandair jet flying in the north end of the Hudson Bay of Canada while watching THIS! WOW… How do you like our in-flight entertainment? This image was taken from the flight deck of our Hekla Aurora aircraft, north of Hudson Bay. It’s not too late to visit Iceland for […]