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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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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

Is the Groundhog Right? A look at February and Beyond

2/7/2024
We all heard about the groundhog's prediction of an early spring this year. If you're a fan of warmer weather, especially in the northeastern US, you may want to hear this...Winter is coming back in full force and will bring cold shots and additional snow threats into March. WeatherWorks Long Range Meteorologist Kyle Leahy joined us in the Lounge this week to discuss more. Visit liquid-iv.com and use our Promo Code to save 20% off your next order! Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:37:19

Looking "Under the Hood" of a Winter Storm

1/31/2024
We're bringing back an old episode from 2022, talking all about the ins and outs of winter storms, specifically here in the Eastern US. We may not be auto body experts, but we'll almost act like them as we dive into the mechanics of what makes winter storms work. Visit liquid-iv.com and use our Promo Code to save 20% off your next order! Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:43:30

A Midwestern Perspective on Weather Forecasting

1/3/2024
What in the world is Midwesting? Well, it may or may not be a made-up term to describe a certain weather phenomena that occurs in the Midwestern US....But you'll just have to listen to find out! Visit liquid-iv.com and use our Promo Code to save 20% off your next order! Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:01:05:23

Taking a Look at more Holiday Movies

12/20/2023
Well, the Holidays are upon us, and we decided revisit an older topic we did back a few years ago, discussing some of our favorite holiday movies. And of course, trying to solve the bigger question: Is Die Hard really a Christmas movie. We'll return to more weather related content in 2024, so stay tuned for some great episodes! Visit liquid-iv.com and use our Promo Code to save 20% off your next order! Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:53:37

Winter Weather’s Impact on Public Works Departments

12/6/2023
We've got a great guest in the Lounge this week! Ken Budd, from the Washington Township, NJ Public Works, joined us to talk all about winter operations from the perspective of a road department. We enjoyed having Ken on the podcast! Visit liquid-iv.com and use our Promo Code to save 20% off your next order! Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com Learn more about the Snowfighters Institute here: https://snowfightersinstitute.com/ For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:56:04

Learning about Winter Weather Jargon

11/22/2023
Bomb cyclones, Clippers, and Miller B's oh My! Just a few of the winter weather jargon you might hear thrown around this upcoming winter, and we're here to talk about it! Visit liquid-iv.com and use our Promo Code to save 20% off your next order! Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com Learn more about the Snowfighters Institute here: https://snowfightersinstitute.com/ For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:01:04:02

Upgrade your Snow Removal Operations w/ The Snowfighters Institute

11/8/2023
Snow and Ice Professionals, we've got a great episode coming your way. Industry expert and Managing Partner of Grow the Bench, Neal Glatt, joined us in the Weather Lounge to talk how the Snowfighters Institute is helping to build better snow & ice businesses. Visit liquid-iv.com and use our Promo Code to save 20% off your next order! Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com Learn more about the Snowfighters Institute here: https://snowfightersinstitute.com/ For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:48:04

Upgrade your Snow Removal Game w/ The Snowfighters Institute

11/7/2023

Duration:00:47:11

The Full 2023-24 Winter Outlook

10/25/2023
We've crunched the numbers and analyzed some things over since August, but the time has come to discuss the upcoming winter in full. In today's episode, we brought back WeatherWorks' Long Range Expert, Meteorologist Kyle Leahy, to discuss the nitty gritty with the winter forecast. Visit liquid-iv.com and use our Promo Code to save 20% off your next order! Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:46:30

Key Hiring Strategies for Snow Removal Businesses w/ Team Engine

10/11/2023
This is an episode we aired back in the summer but think has relevance as we head into the upcoming winter season. It seems like every year, it becomes harder for snow & ice professionals to maintain seasonable workers. But what can you do? Well, on this episode of The Weather Lounge, the co-founder of Team Engine, Carlos Del Pozo, stopped on by. Team Engine is a hiring platform that helps companies build and retain their workforce. He'll be talking all about the ins and ours of how to better prepare your hiring decisions for the upcoming winter season! Learn all about Team Engine here: https://www.teamengine.io/ Visit liquid-iv.com and use our Promo Code to save 20% off your next order! Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:49:46

How Early Can it Snow?

9/27/2023
Summer is over, and Fall is here. And with one season closer to Winter, one may ask: When will it start to snow? If you're in colder climates and very high elevation regions, chances are you have seen snow as early as August or September. But what about for major cities like NYC, Chicago or Washington D.C? Well, we answer those questions and more on this week's episode. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com Visit liquid-iv.com and use our Promo Code to save 20% off your next order! For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:44:00

Teleconnections: Meteorologist’s Alphabet Soup

9/13/2023
The NAO, PNA, MJO, etc. You've probably heard of these buzzwords thrown around on social media, and especially if you're someone who follows the weather closely. These are what we refer to as "teleconnections" and they basically drive our patterns over a span of months. In this episode, we bring WeatherWorks Long Range expert, Kyle Leahy, to talk all about how we use teleconnections and why they're so important. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com Visit liquid-iv.com and use our Promo Code to save 20% off your next order! For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:47:57

Our Early Thoughts on the 2023-24 Winter Season

8/30/2023
It's getting to be that time of year again! We're just weeks away from the start of the fall season, and mere months from the winter solstice; Perfect time to be thinking about snow! That's at least, depending on where you are in the US. The WeatherWorks Long Range Team has been working hard these last few weeks, and we're proud to present our early thought for the upcoming season. Supplemental Video Webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YKaeBGe9fY Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:53:18

There’s Weather in the Music

8/16/2023
How many songs do you know that reference some form of weather? Whether (see what we did there?) it's the song title or just one lyric, artists have referenced meteorological phenomenon forever. And we're here to discuss just a handful of them. We even brought in a guest who knows a thing or two about music. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:55:54

El Niño and the Hurricane Season

8/2/2023
There's no doubt about it: El Niño is here! But what does that mean for the rest of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, and the weather pattern going forward? We brought in our resident Tropical Expert Steve Copertino to explain it all in this week's episode. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:41:54

Key Hiring Strategies for Snow Removal Businesses

7/19/2023
Why is it hard to hire seasonal snow shovelers during the winter season? If you're a professional in the snow & ice industry, this episode is for you! Our special guest today is Carlos Del Pozo, co-founder of Team Engine: a hiring platform that helps companies build and retain their workforce. He'll be talking all about the ins and ours of how to better prepare your hiring decisions for the upcoming winter season in this episode! Learn all about Team Engine here: https://www.teamengine.io/ Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:48:09

The Value of Using Weather Forums

7/5/2023
It's no question how valuable the weather community is on social media. Whether you're a degreed meteorologist or just a "weather weenie", having a group of people who share a similar niche passion is something else. In this episode, we're joined with one of the founders of the weather forum "33 & Rain", Steve Copertino, to talk all about how weather communities evolved and how important the are to the field of meteorology. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:48:19

Talking About Summer Weather Records

6/21/2023
We did a similar episode earlier this year, discussing records during the winter season. And now that we are officially into the summer season here in the Northern Hemisphere, we decided to crack into some of the biggest summer weather records. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:01:05:04

Our 2023 Summer and Hurricane Outlook

6/7/2023
We've got the latest scoop on the upcoming summer season here in the United States. From droughts to heatwaves, we'll have it all. And with a developing El Nino, how will that affect this years Hurricane Season? Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:42:47

Previewing the 26th Annual Snow & Ice Symposium w/SIMA CEO Martin Tirado

5/24/2023
We've got a return guest on the podcast this week. With the 26th Annual SIMA Snow & Ice Symposium coming up in June, we decided to call a buddy of ours to talk all about it. His name is Martin Tirado and he is the current CEO of the Snow & Ice Management Association. More information on this year's SIMA Snow & Ice Symposium Here Don't forget to check out WeatherWorks at the show: Snack and Chat Lunch: June 14th 11:45am - 1:00pm Trade Show Booth #724: June 14th - 16th Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with us, you can reach us at weatherlounge@weatherworksinc.com For more information about WeatherWorks, visit: weatherworksinc.com Certified Snowfall Totals Past Weather Reports Also, check us out on Social Media! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

Duration:00:45:30