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The Weather Lounge is a fun, relaxing podcast all about weather! WeatherWorks Meteorologists Mike Mihalik and Brad Miller explain everything about the weather and how it can affect your daily life or business. Guests range from meteorologists and snow removal experts to public works and facility managers. So sit back, relax, and come join us here in the Lounge!

The Weather Lounge is a fun, relaxing podcast all about weather! WeatherWorks Meteorologists Mike Mihalik and Brad Miller explain everything about the weather and how it can affect your daily life or business. Guests range from meteorologists and snow removal experts to public works and facility managers. So sit back, relax, and come join us here in the Lounge!

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The Weather Lounge is a fun, relaxing podcast all about weather! WeatherWorks Meteorologists Mike Mihalik and Brad Miller explain everything about the weather and how it can affect your daily life or business. Guests range from meteorologists and snow removal experts to public works and facility managers. So sit back, relax, and come join us here in the Lounge!

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English


Episodes

Weather on the Battle Field w/ Lieutenant Colonel Brian Jenson

8/10/2022
Weather has been an important aspect in strategic military planning for hundreds of years, so we wanted to get an expert on the subject. Who better than to talk to someone who knows a thing or two about the military! We sat down with Lieutenant Colonel Brian Jenson, who has been on multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, and is now a Join Fires Instructor at the Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas! This episode of The Weather Lounge is brought to you by CrewTracker Software Want to...

Duration:00:37:29

Building a Better Snow and Ice Contract w/ Tovar Snow Professionals

7/27/2022
It may be in the 90s, but we're thinking snow on this episode of The Weather Lounge. And if you've got a snow & ice removal company, you won't want to miss this! We talked with Steve Golyzniak from Tovar Snow Professionals: Powered by the Outworx Group. He gave us some good insights into what makes for a perfect snow contract and the benefits of having a 3rd party verification service. This episode of The Weather Lounge is brought to you by CrewTracker Software More information about Tovar...

Duration:00:38:04

Thunder and Lightning Are Most Definitely Frightening!

7/13/2022
You've been told to head indoors when you hear thunder, but what if you find yourself stuck outside. Can trees really attract lightning? And what can you do during a flash flood to keep you safe? We answered these and more summer safety questions on an all new episode here in the Weather Lounge. Want to contact us with a future episode idea? Email: weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com Also, follow us on Social Media! Twitter Facebook Instagram LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:52:46

Swingin’ in the Rain: Weather’s Impact on the Golf Course

6/29/2022
Get your golf clubs out, cause we're headed to the country club for this episode. We got the chance to talk with John Topakas, the Superintendent of the Rockaway River Country Club in Denville NJ! You'd be surprised what goes into maintaining a golf course, and it's more than just fending off those pesky gophers! Learn more about the Rockaway River Country Club here: https://www.rockawayrivercc.com/ Want to contact us with a future episode idea? Email:...

Duration:00:56:23

Build a Better Snow and Ice Business w/ Snowfighters Institute: Part 2

6/14/2022
This is part two of a podcast series we recorded with Phil Harwood from the Snowfighters Institute. Make sure you give that episode a listen first! For more information on Snowfighters Institute and future events: https://snowfightersinstitute.com/ Want to contact us with a future episode idea? Email: weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com Also, follow us on Social Media! Twitter Facebook Instagram LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:54:40

Build a Better Snow and Ice Business w/ Snowfighters Institute: Part 1

6/14/2022
We're re-releasing two episodes that we recorded last year with Phil Harwood from the Snowfighters Institute. If you're a business owner or entrepreneur in the snow and ice industry, you won't want to miss this. For more information on Snowfighters Institute and future events: https://snowfightersinstitute.com/ Want to contact us with a future episode idea? Email: weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com Also, follow us on Social Media! Twitter Facebook Instagram LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:51:09

Troubling Tropics? Decoding the 2022 Summer Forecast

6/1/2022
Today is the start of the Hurricane Season! How bad will this year get, and are we looking at possible repeats to what we saw in 2020? Also, how many heatwaves are we going to see. All of that and more will be answered on this episode of The Weather Lounge. Our Long Range Meteorologist stopped by the Lounge to detail the WeatherWorks 2022 Summer and Hurricane Outlook! Learn more about our forecast here: weatherworksinc.com/news/summer-hurricane-outlook-2022 Also, follow us on Social...

Duration:00:54:06

A Day at The Zoo: Weather’s Effects on Animals

5/18/2022
It gets WILD on this week's episode. We sat down with Cherlyn Vatalaro, the Director of Conservation Education at the Lehigh Valley Zoo. She gave us some interesting takes on the relationship between animals and changing weather patterns. Feel free to email us: weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com if you have any comments about the show, or have suggestions for future topics. Also, follow us on Social Media! Twitter Facebook Instagram LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:52:49

Glaciers and Sea Level Rise: A Discussion on Climate Change w/ Dr. Richard Alley

5/4/2022
We know it's a touchy subject, but we have to address the elephant in the room. It's no question that the climate is changing, and we decided to talk to one of the leading experts to figure it out a bit more. Our guest this week is none other than Dr. Richard Alley; the Evan Pugh University Professor of Geosciences at Penn State. He's studied climate since 1987, focusing on ice sheets, glaciology, and ice cores. Dr. Alley has made numerous trips to Antarctica and Greenland during his...

Duration:00:57:45

Weather Terms You Should Know: Part 3

4/20/2022
It's part 3 of our ongoing series where we talk about Weather Terms you may not know much about! Feel free to email us: weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com if you have any comments about the show, or have suggestions for future topics. Check out our website weatherworksinc.com Also, follow us on Social Media! Twitter Facebook Instagram LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:52:57

Growing a Better Garden w/ Donaldson Farms

4/6/2022
Calling all Green Thumbs! Want some tips on how to improve your planting skills against Mother Nature's worst? Well, you'll want to listen in to this episode. Denise Stevenson, a Greenhouse Manager for Donaldson Farms in Hackettstown, NJ is our guest this week. More information on Donaldson Farms HERE Feel free to email us: weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com if you have any comments about the show, or have suggestions for future topics. Check out our website...

Duration:00:49:50

How Weather Affects your Health and Mind

3/23/2022
From Migraines to Back Aches, the weather has more of an effect on our health than you realize. In today's episode we sat down talk with our own resident health expert, Meteorologist Jen D'lorio to talk about it. If you have any questions about the show, or want to suggest future topics, email us: weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit us: weatherworksinc.com Also, check us out on Social Media!

Duration:00:50:51

A Winter Season that Just Won’t Quit

3/9/2022
Isn't it supposed to stop snowing at the end of February? And why can it still snow all the way through April? In this episode, we'll explain why that is, and why late season snowfall is tricky and occurs more often than you think! For more information about WeatherWorks, visit us here: weatherworksinc.com If you have any questions about the show, or want to suggest future topics, email us: weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com Also, check us out on Social...

Duration:00:38:20

The Ins and Outs of Forensic Meteorology

2/23/2022
In older episodes, we talked a little about forensic meteorology, and even had a live mock trial with some of our meteorologists. Today, we got to talk with our own Certified Consulting Meteorologist, Thomas M. Else, who has been with WeatherWorks for over 20 years. He gave us some insight into what it takes to be a forensic meteorologist. For more information about WeatherWorks, visit us here: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on...

Duration:00:46:36

Mid Winter Mash-up

2/9/2022
We're roughly halfway through the winter season and if you believe the groundhog's prediction, we aren't done yet! We discuss what transpired over the past two months, as well as how the remainder of winter is looking. Plus, we talk a little bit about a certain Superb Owl. You won't want to miss it! For more information about WeatherWorks, visit us here: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social...

Duration:00:41:11

The Nuts and Bolts of Weather Forecasting

1/26/2022
There's a lot of science behind weather forecasts, but sometimes it involves a lot of analytical thinking. In this episode, we break down the tools meteorologists use to identify weather patterns and forecast the weather. We'll also go into the features of a surface map and how you can understand them! For more information about WeatherWorks, visit us here: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social...

Duration:00:41:01

Looking under the Hood of a Winter Storm

1/12/2022
We're solidly in the winter season, with more on the way here in the Northeastern US. With cold and snow in the forecast for some, one might wonder: "How does this all work?" We may not be auto body experts, but we'll be taking you into the mechanics of what makes winter storms work. For more information about WeatherWorks, visit us here: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:41:03

The Snow and Ice Industry w/SIMA CEO Martin Tirado

12/29/2021
What better person to talk about snow and ice than the CEO of SIMA himself: Martin Tirado. We had him come down into the lounge to talk about what SIMA is and how it's shaping the snow and ice industry. Learn more about SIMA here: www.sima.org For more information about WeatherWorks, visit us here: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:47:42

Is Die Hard a Christmas Movie?

12/15/2021
The Holidays are upon us! What better way to get in the spirit, than to talk about some classic Christmas movies! We're taking a break from the weather in this episode. Come on in, stay by the fire, and join us here in the Weather Lounge! For more information about WeatherWorks, visit us here: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:43:59

Winter Weather Driving Do‘s and Don‘ts w/ Sgt. Darren Tynan

12/1/2021
Are you an expert Winter Driver? ,Chances are, you might be doing it wrong! When it comes to snow and ice on the road, it's always good to take precautions. That's why we brought on Sgt. Darren Tynan from the Hackettstown, NJ Police to discuss some safety tips the next time you're caught out in the snow. For more information about WeatherWorks, visit us here: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social...

Duration:00:46:36