Whatever the Weather show

Whatever the Weather

Summary: Whatever the weather, Meteorologists Kaiti Blake and Sarah Spivey have it covered on the local news – for about three minutes, in between commercial breaks. Rarely, though, do they have time to explain weather phenomena in depth. On "Whatever the Weather", Kaiti and Sarah dig deeper and tell you all you want to know about Mother Nature – from tornadoes, to freezing rain, to climate change. They also chat about what it’s like to be broadcast meteorologists, and the challenges they sometimes face in day-to-day TV life. So put on your nerdiest glasses, pop on your best headphones, and enjoy.… Whatever the Weather!

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 Weather Myths and Folklore: What’s real?! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1827

Sarah and Kaiti tackle a few different weather myths and some folklore in Episode 4 of their Whatever the Weather podcast. Here’s a preview of the topics they ponder and discuss this week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Making waves with hurricanes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2249

A hurricane or tropical storm can cause complete destruction for those in the storm’s path. Thankfully, forecasting these weather beasts has improved greatly in the past few decades. In this episode of Whatever the Weather, Meteorologists Kaiti Blake and Sarah Spivey detail the science behind what it takes to make a hurricane. Do you know the difference between hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons? The ladies chat about this, too. Sarah and Kaiti also discuss historical storms, such as the Galveston 1900 hurricane, which still stands as America’s deadliest natural disaster EVER. For this week’s episode, Sarah and Kaiti recorded at the San Antonio Food Bank, which responds to natural disasters locally and across the state. The SA Food Bank is always open for volunteers and donations. If you’d like to contribute, please visit https://safoodbank.org/. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 What the hail? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2016

In this episode of Whatever the Weather, meteorologists Kait Blake and Sarah Spivey explore the topic of hail, how it's formed, notable hail events in South Texas and safety tips. They also answer viewer questions. Read more or ask a question here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 So you think you can be a meteorologist? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1587

Being a meteorologist is a lot more than standing in front of a green screen and reading a temperature map! In fact, it takes years of education, training and — let’s be honest — a bit of hairspray to be able to bring you your local forecast. In this episode of Whatever the Weather, meteorologists Kaiti Blake and Sarah Spivey walk through how they became meteorologists, which universities they attended, and a little about their first jobs in the business. Sarah and Kaiti also explain what a day in their shoes looks like, from getting ready to go on camera, to presenting the weather in a creative way, and whether or not they read the prompter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Rock You Like A Hurricane | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2887

They're all the rage every summer...hurricanes. But these mammoth storms are complicated, and often lead to widespread destruction. Today, Sarah and Kaiti discuss how hurricanes form and some of the most devastating storms in America's history.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Central Plains Tornado 'Outbreak?' - Weather Roundup | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 594

If you watched the national news this week, you probably heard all about the potential for 'catastrophic' and 'deadly' tornadoes across parts of the Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma on Monday, May 20th. The Storm Prediction Center even issued a rare 'high risk' for severe weather...the first one of its kind in over two years. While it was an active day with plenty of severe weather reported, the question remains whether or not the forecast was a bust. Today, Meteorologists Sarah Spivey and Justin Horne recap Monday's events. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Q&YAY | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1562

Hey y'all! Thanks for tuning in to another episode of 'Whatever the Weather.' Today, Kaiti and Sarah take turns interviewing each other about life's tough questions like, "Who's your biggest influence?" and silly questions like "What would your theme song be if you ran for president?" You know...all of the hard-hitting questions that you've been DYING to know the answers to ;) Seriously though, Kaiti and Sarah dive deep and hope you learn a little bit more about your local 'weather ladies!' Enjoy! Please remember to review, rate, and subscribe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Let's Catch Up! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 374

Y'all. Let's be real...we've been incredibly busy over the last few weeks. Today's episode is a short one...a quick catch-up on what's been going on in our world and why we've been MIA recently. But, don't worry! We'll have a fresh ep for you next week! Thanks for your love and support ~ Sarah & Kaiti Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Oh Hail No! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1673

Drumroll, please.... Today we have a very special guest, Meteorologist Justin Horne! Throughout his decade-long career, Justin has seen it all as a broadcast meteorologist: tornadoes, snow storms, and hail. Today, Sarah and Kaiti talk with Justin about how these giant chunks of ice develop within thunderstorms, the damage hail can cause, and some historical and monumental hail storms of the past. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Thunderstorms | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1814

It's the mother of all weather phenomena...thunderstorms! But how the heck do thunderstorms develop? Today, the ladies give you the 411 on these rumbly giants of weather. Kaiti even chats about a thunderstorm that caused quite a bit of fuss in the 1600s.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Weather Safety | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1958

Severe weather season is upon us! Are you prepared? Today, Kaiti and Sarah discuss ways to stay safe during severe storms and flooding events. The ladies lay out a few legitimate sources for weather like your local news or National Weather Service radios to keep you safe and informed. Bottom line: the automatic forecast on your phone just won't do! Please enjoy today's episode and don't forget to review, rate, and subscribe. Thanks, y'all! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 You Da Bomb(cyclone) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1483

Oh lordy, we're pretty sure you've heard this buzzword on the national news...a "bomb" cyclone. Yes, these really exist! But they're not quite as rare as you may think. In today's episode, Sarah and Kaiti explain the science behind "explosive cyclogenesis" and interesting historical examples...like 1993's Storm of the Century.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Out of This World Atmospheres | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2141

The Earth's atmosphere is truly amazing. It's how we breathe and have life! But the atmosphere is not so kind on other planets. Today, Sarah and Kaiti discuss some of the suffocating and extreme atmospheres in our Solar System. The ladies end with a heart-to-heart about some of the challenges of having to deal with self image when working on television. Please don't forget to review, rate, and subscribe!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Dastardly Drought | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1762

Drought is nature's quiet and slow killer. Responsible for the collapse of many different civilizations, drought continues to have substantial impacts on today's modern economies. In this episode, Sarah and Kaiti explore what events lead up to a drought, how we define it, and interesting historical examples of dry spells. They even manage to throw in a reference to Spongebob ;)  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Lee County Tornado - Weather Roundup | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 800

This past Sunday, March 3rd, twenty-three lives were lost due to a devastating EF4 tornado...the most lives lost from a single tornado in nearly six years. In today's episode, Sarah and Kaiti discuss the events that led up to the tragedy and tackle the challenges of forecasting and warning for such an event. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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