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In 2013 all "Weather and the Media" shows ended due to a lack of funding & support. During hurricane landfalls if time permits we may do some shows. Please help us to keep these shows going.

Weather and the Media
Hurricane Warning Show
Our newest addition, scheduled as follows.

Watch the last show.

Live shows at the following times are free. All shows start at 8:00 PM ET.
  • May 1st, 2004 - 1st show.
  • August 1st, 2004 - Guests: Jeff Masters "WeatherUnderground.com" and George Sambataro president "Hurrtrak program".
  • November 1st, 2004 - Meteorologist Jason Kelly from NBC TV in Panama City, Florida.
  • February 1st, 2005 - Guests: Gary England, KWTV News 9 Oklahoma City, Jim Leonard storm chaser.
  • May 1st, 2005 - Interviews with Dr. Neil Frank, Dr. Jack Beven and Dr. Lixion Avila, NHC.
  • August 1st, 2005 - Ross Duprey (SunCam.tv) & Mark Sudduth (HurricaneTrack.com) discuss live video to be streamed online during hurricane landfalls. (this show was cancelled due to technical problems)
  • November 1st, 2005 - Cancelled due to Hurricane Wilma.
  • February 1st, 2006 - Guy Hagi, weather anchor for CBS in Hawaii.
  • May 1st, 2006 - Jim Leonard, storm chaser (depending on Jims schedule). If not, Jim Williams will preview the 2006 hurricane season.
  • August 1st, 2006 - David Glenn, Chief Meteorologist for NBC 15 News covering Mobile, Alabama to Pensacola, Florida.
  • November 1st, 2006 - Bryan Norcross, WFOR TV Miami, Florida. Author "Hurricane Almanac 2006".
  • February 1st, 2007 - Open phones talk about global warming, the latest on the internet weather sites, etc.
  • February 26th, 2007 - Special edition of WAM show. New hurricane center director Bill Proenza talks about the challenges ahead.
  • April 29th, 2007 - 8:00PM ET - Storm chaser Jim Leonard, annual guest.
  • November 1st, 2007 - 9:00PM ET - Dr. Jeff Masters from the WeatherUnderground.com.
  • February 1st, 2008 - Bill Proenza, NOAA southern region director & former NHC director.
  • May 1st, 2008 - Wayne Neely, author of the book "The Major Hurricanes to Affect The Bahamas".
  • August 1st, 2008 - General discussion.
  • November 1st, 2008 - NHC director Bill Read.
  • February 7th, 2009 - Cory Pesaturo, hurricane record keeper.
  • May 1st, 2009 - Rick Schwartz, author of the book "Hurricanes and the Middle Atlantic States".
  • August 1st, 2009 - Chaser Jim Leonard & amateur tracker Derek Sibley.
  • November 1st, 2009 - Joe Bastardi from AccuWeather.
  • February 1st, 2010 - Open show.
  • May 1st, 2010 - Paul Yeager (the book "Weather Whys").
  • August 1st, 2010 - Christopher Hollis from TropicalAtlantic.com and CaneTalk.com.
  • November 1st, 2010 - Open phone show discussing the media overhyping weather that is not that big of a deal.
  • February 1st, 2011 - Weather researcher Kathy Wendolkowski talks about data found on old ships.
  • August 1st, 2011 - Hurricane chasing, is it safe, how to chase...Jim Leonard.
  • November 1st, 2011 - Hurricane Chaser Richard Horodner who has intercepted more tropical cyclones than anyone else on Earth (78) since 1966.
  • February 1st, 2012 - Hurricane editor for the Sun Sentinel Ken Kaye.
  • May 1st, 2012 - Chief Meteorologist James Spann from ABC 33/40.
  • June 1st, 2012 - Hurricane Season Kickoff Show.
  • February 1st, 2013 - Author and storm chaser Chris Kridler.
  • May 1st, 2013 - Author Wayne Neely, Bahamas Hurricanes.

The host, Jim Williams, will discuss how the media produces the weather coverage. On each show Jim will pick either a website or websites, a radio show or television show or print media to talk about.

Examples below:

  • Interview with a popular website author.
  • How the site runs, who runs it & stats etc.

Since 1998 when hurricanes threaten land.

  • Radar and satellite analysis, telestrations.
  • Rebroadcast of radio from affected areas.
  • Internet website analysis with telestrations.
  • Monitor webcams on live video.
  • Hurricane Watch Net.
  • Make and receive calls to affected areas.
  • Call in's from storm chasers.
  • Calls from the Hurricane Liaison Team at the National Hurricane Center.
  • Statistics & description of affected areas.
  • Damage reports.
  • Since 1998 HurricaneCity has been covering hurricane landfalls in live audio. Since 2004, all done in live video.
  • Since 2006 three studios in different parts of the country to cover hurricanes if the others fail.
  • Tune in whenever a major weather breaking disaster is taking place, even if it's in the off season. Watch.

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