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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

Broadcasting the Weather w/ Glenn ”Hurricane” Schwartz

11/30/2022
On this episode, we had the pleasure of interviewing the great Philadelphia icon: Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz. He's been a meteorologist for 50 years, 42 of those in front of a TV camera. Glenn just recently retired after serving 27 years at NBC10 in Philadelphia and is a part of the Philadelphia Broadcast Hall of Fame. More info on Glenn's Publications: https://www.sunburypress.com/collections/glenn-schwartz Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want...

Duration:00:17:54

Decoding the 2022-23 Winter Outlook

11/16/2022
The winter season is approaching. We've already had places see their first snow of the year, but what can we expect heading into the new year? Join us as senior meteorologists Ken Elliott and Mike Mihalik use their 30 years of combined forecast experience to do a deep dive on this year's outlook. From the busiest periods to the concern for mixed events, they break down all the details. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate the podcast. If you want to get in contact with...

Duration:00:27:01

Winter Weather Terms You Should Know

11/2/2022
It's our popular podcast series where we talk about...you guessed it....weather terms! With just under two months left until the winter season, we decided to revisit some of our weather terms from previous episodes and talk a little more on the matter. 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 Also, follow us on Social...

Duration:00:59:36

Remembering Hurricane Sandy: 10 years later

10/19/2022
October 29th, 2012: One of the most iconic and destructive Hurricanes makes landfall in NJ. We're talking about Hurricane Sandy. Also known as "Superstorm" Sandy, this Category 1 post tropical cyclone brought hundreds of millions of dollars in damage and over 200 fatalities. On this special episode, we brought back our President and CEO, Frank Lombardo, to talk about everything that led up to that memorable day in weather history. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a comment and rate...

Duration:01:10:41

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