Steve Fitz, Chad Woodward, and Dale Bernstein are Dane County storm safety trainers. Each year, they present programs to make people aware of the different kinds of storms that are expected to appear and how to deal with them. Learn how to spot tornadoes and other severe storms, what precautionary measures to take, and where […]
In tonight’s episode of the Perpetual Notion Machine, we continue with the theme of weather as PNM’er Dennis Shaffer talks with Wisconsin storm chaser Justin Poublon from Oshkosh. But, first, we’d like to thank all of you who made pledges during the show. Please, keep supporting us by clicking the “Donate” button on this website. […]
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On this episode of PNM, reporter Matthew Zmudka had two completely different segments: -A reflection on his experience taking an online course entitled “Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes”, with an interview of course coordinator Margaret Mooney. -An interview with UW-Madison researcher Graham Erwin, discussing the process of DNA transcription, how that is […]
In the midst of our wishing for spring, Midwest Stormtrackers Steve and Dale (and more) return to discuss the upcoming tornado season and to promote weather safety and upcoming severe storm spotting classes this year. Their website is http://www.midwestsstrc.org/. They also hope that you’ll pledge support to WORT during the Access Hour!
On November 8, Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines, bringing it with it winds up to 230 miles per hour, and a storm surge over 13 feet high. The death toll in the Philippines is expected to reach over 2,300, with millions displaced from their homes. Typhoon Haiyan comes hot on the heels of […]