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Do you love weather? Join Meteorologists and special guests from 47 ABC to talk all things weather. Fresh episodes drop every Wednesday!

Do you love weather? Join Meteorologists and special guests from 47 ABC to talk all things weather. Fresh episodes drop every Wednesday!

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Do you love weather? Join Meteorologists and special guests from 47 ABC to talk all things weather. Fresh episodes drop every Wednesday!

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English


Episodes

E22: Summer Solstice 2022

6/22/2022
Meteorologist Ulises Garcia joins Chief Meteorologist Rich Wirdzek this week to talk about the Summer Solstice. Even though the official onset of summer has just occurred, several bouts of heat have already impacted Delmarva and the Mid-Atlantic. They discuss how the heat has not only been an issue for many other parts of the country, but globally as well, with recent record high temperatures across Europe.

Duration:00:19:13

E21: Late Spring Drought Monitor for Delmarva

6/15/2022
Rain totals from thunderstorm events can be highly irregular this time of the year, even across short distances. Chief Meteorologist Rich Wirdzek is back with Meteorologist Sloane Haines to check out the latest drought levels across Delmarva and how recent rain totals have differed across the Peninsula. Sloane also gives a preview of the upcoming edition of Foodie Friday on 47 ABC WMDT.

Duration:00:13:58

E20: Tropical Storm Alex

6/8/2022
Tropical Storm Alex became the first named system in Atlantic hurricane season, impacting parts of Florida and Bermuda. Despite a track several hundred miles from Delmarva, the storm still had an impact locally with increased rip currents. Chief Meteorologist Rich Wirdzek and Meteorologist Ulises Garcia talk about the impact from Alex and also preview an interesting and informative weather video series produced by Ulises Garcia. Rich answers a listener question about how to use radar to...

Duration:00:19:00

E19: Delmarva Weather Recap, Maryland Tornadoes, and Action in the Tropics

6/1/2022
Chief Meteorologist Rich Wirdzek and Meteorologist Sloane Haines are back with a recap of the storms that impacted Delmarva to kick off Memorial Day Weekend, which spawned 2 tornadoes in central and southern Maryland. They also discuss a unique scenario unfolding in the Tropics in an unusually early start to the season.

Duration:00:21:49

E18: 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook

5/25/2022
One week before the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins, NOAA has released its official "pre-season" outlook and is forecasting an above-normal season. Chief Meteorologist Rich Wirdzek and Meteorologist Sloane Haines discuss what this means for Delmarva and why there are other factors to consider when assessing the potential impact of tropical systems to any location near the coast.

Duration:00:18:04

E17: Hailstorm in Delmarva

5/18/2022
Chief Meteorologist Rich Wirdzek and Meteorologist Sloane Haines recap the destructive hail event that occurred in parts of Delmarva on May 16th and discuss how unusual this type of severe weather is for the Eastern Shore.

Duration:00:15:47

E16: Meet Chief Meteorologist Rich Wirdzek & Recap of the Weekend Coastal Storm

5/11/2022
Our 47 ABC Storm Team is back to a full squad. Meteorologist Ulises Garcia interviews our new Chief Meteorologist Rich WIrdzek about his weather journey to 47 ABC. Also, both of them discuss the coastal storm that impacted Delmarva on Mother's Day weekend.

Duration:00:27:50

E15: April 2022 Recap

5/4/2022
April was a roller coaster when it comes to the temperatures. Meteorologists Sloane Haines & Ulises Garcia discuss if the month of April was a wet one while also taking a closer look at the temperature swings.

Duration:00:15:22

E14: Tangier Island Sinking

4/27/2022
Tangier Island has been sinking due to climate change along with coastal flooding & beach erosion events. Meteorologists Ulises Garcia & Sloane Haines discuss how much the island has been decreasing & how people on the island are trying to save from sinking into the Chesapeake Bay.

Duration:00:20:36

E13: Talking Weather with Weather Watcher Ed

4/20/2022
This Weatherwise podcast takes a different spin as Meteorologist Ulises Garcia interviews a special guest. The guest is 47ABC Weather Watcher Ed from Chincoteague. In this podcast, we discuss what got Ed into weather & how he became a weather watcher for 47ABC.

Duration:00:22:00

E12: Hurricane Season & La Niña

4/13/2022
Colorado State University has released their outlook for the upcoming hurricane season. Meteorologists Sloane Haines & Ulises Garcia discuss how La Niña continues to play a role for the upcoming season along with what CSU is thinking for this season.

Duration:00:20:14

E11: Spring Weather Lore

4/6/2022
Did you know that weather folklore for spring is not just focused for spring. Meteorologists Ulises Garcia & Sloane Haines discuss if these spring weather folklores predict the weather accurately and which ones try to predict a later season.

Duration:00:24:18

E10: La Niña & Severe Weather

3/30/2022
Spring is here but that also means severe weather season. Meteorologists Sloane Haines & Ulises Garcia discuss what La Niña this spring mean for the chance of severe weather.

Duration:00:21:30

E9: Spring Climatology

3/23/2022
Spring is finally arrives on Delmarva, which means warmer times. Meteorologists Ulises Garcia & Sloane Haines discuss the climatology for the next 3 months; as temperatures warm up but this does also mean wetter times on average?

Duration:00:24:12

E8: Daylight Saving Time

3/16/2022
This past weekend, we sprung forward an hour on our clocks and lost an hour of sleep. Meteorologists Ulises Garcia & Sloane Haines discuss the origins of Daylight Saving Time and the constant ongoing debate of either staying in standard time or daylight saving time year-round.

Duration:00:22:39

E7: Severe Weather Awareness

3/9/2022
Earlier this week, parts of Delmarva saw their 1st Slight Risk of severe weather posted by the Storm Prediction Center; so it's no better time to discuss severe weather. Meteorologists Ulises Garcia & Sloane Haines discuss severe weather awareness ranging from alerts, risk outlooks and ways to stay safe when a storm comes on Delmarva.

Duration:00:26:25

E6: February 2022 Recap

3/2/2022
February felt like the opposite of January on Delmarva, as the snow was almost nonexistent & temperatures started to warm up. Meteorologists Ulises Garcia & Sloane Haines discuss how February played out on Delmarva & how different the 1st two months of 2022 have been.

Duration:00:21:44

E5: Mardi Gras Climatology

2/23/2022
Mardi Gras is less than a week away. Meteorologists Ulises Garcia & Sloane Haines discuss the weather highs, lows and extremes of this festive event.

Duration:00:21:21

E4: Super Bowl Climatology

2/16/2022
This past weekend's Super Bowl was likely the hottest one on record in Los Angeles. Meteorologists Sloane Haines & Ulises Garcia discuss the most extreme Super Bowls, involving the weather from snowfall to wind and even frigid temperatures.

Duration:00:20:02

E3: January Recap

2/9/2022
January 2022 will be remembered for its chill but also for its snowiness. Meteorologists Ulises Garcia & Sloane Haines discuss the temperatures & snowfall totals for the month; along with the climatology for Valentine's Day.

Duration:00:20:02