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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 […]
On July 29th, Gary Heinrichs, flood plain program manager and planner at the WI DNR, joined our host Brian Standing on the 8 O’clock Buzz to discuss floodplains and how flood prediction affects building zoning and insurance.
Steve Fitzsimmons and Chad Woodward from the Midwest Severe Storm Tracking & Response Center talk about tornado spotters, the coming tornado season, severe weather issues, differences between watches and warnings, answers to frequent questions like, “Do tornados avoid lakes?” and training opportunities for anyone interested in becoming a tornado spotter (as opposed to an untrained […]