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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!

Language:

English


Episodes

Exploring the James Webb Telescope w/ Astronomer Derrick Pitts

10/5/2022
If you're a space nut, this one's for you! We've got the ridiculously smart and talented astronomer, Derrick Pitts in today's episode. He is the chief astronomer at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA and has been working there for over 40 years! Derrick has been a NASA Solar System Ambassador since 2009 and serves as the "Astrobiology Ambassador" for the NASA/MIRS/UNCF Special Program Corporation’s Astrobiology Partnership Program. Learn more about Derick Pitt's achievements here:...

Joe Moravsky: American Ninja Warrior

9/21/2022
Calling all American Ninja Warrior fans: We've got the one, the only, the weatherman on this exciting episode! Joe Moravsky has certainly the impressive resume, with over 10 appearances on the show, taking the Last Ninja Standing twice, and managing the Stamford CT Ninja Academy! He's also a passionate meteorologist. Learn more about Joe: https://joemoravsky.com/ Stamford, CT Ninja Academy: https://stamfordninja.com/

Duration:00:28:50

Our Chat with a Hurricane Hunter: Part 2

9/7/2022
This is part two of our special interview with the Hurricane Hunter, Lieutenant Colonel Ryan Rickert. Make sure you listen to Part 1 before you give this episode a listen, as we pick up right where we left off! This episode of The Weather Lounge is brought to you by CrewTracker Software 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:00:25:08

Our Chat with a Hurricane Hunter: Part 1

8/31/2022
We're excited for this one! With the peak of Hurricane Season nearby, we decided to get an expert opinion from a guy who does the opposite of what they tell you to do when a Hurricane is coming! He is Lieutenant Colonel Ryan Rickert of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron. Yes, that's right: Ryan is a Hurricane Hunter! This episode of The Weather Lounge is brought to you by CrewTracker Software Want to contact us with a future episode idea? Email:...

Duration:00:28:56

Lightning Strikes and Airplanes: Should You Be Worried?

8/24/2022
How many times have you been stuck at the airport after your flight was delayed due to weather? We've all be there, and yes it's frustrating. Understand though that these delays are not in vein! Lots of procedures must be followed when a pilot decides to fly into inclement weather to keep passengers safe. On this episode of the Weather Lounge, we brought a guest on to talk about how weather forecasts play an important role in the world of Aviation! This episode of The Weather Lounge is...

Duration:00:41:26

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 Joint 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