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Bill Phillips was streaming live on hurricanecity.tv as the Moore Oklahoma tornado moved through on May 19th,2013. He recorded several different media sources live as the massive tornado devestated the town from beginning to end. watch (1:12:00)
February 1st, 2013 weather and the media show my guest was Chris Kridler author of the book Funnel Vision. This book takes you into the heart of Tornado Alley and tells the story of tornado researcher Jack Andreas who gets invloved with Judy Hale a Kansas photographer and her sister Shannon. This book has alot of ups and downs with some real surprises and actually shocking towards the end ,definately a must read. Chris also discussed her new book called "Tornado Pinball" where a manned probe is put in the path of a tornado.
The Atlantic Hurricane Season ended on November 30th,2012 with 19 named storms . On the end of hurricane season broadcast we discussed Sandy and the other big story this season Hurricane Isaac . Why was there no hurricane warning? was this the worst ever for the N.E?, Is global warming and sea level rise to blame? The archive is now up for subscribers where you can watch (2 1/2hrs) the entire show.
Hurricane Sandy hits New Jersey on Oct 29th,2012 . Hurricane warning show is a basic timeline of events as they took place with models,radar,satellite,storm chasers,cams,weather observations and news reports from several different news sources.
Hurricane Isaac hit Louisiana hard as a category 1 hurricane on August 29th and 30th 2012,causing flooding in many areas. The hurricane warning show recorded during landfall runs about 40min,please allow a minute for the video to load . You will see assorted webcams,news stories of survival,damage and live chaser video as it all happened but remember the live encoding bit rate does cause some pixelization and blurred animations but overall a good timeline of what happened.
Hurricane season kickoff show ,Jim WIlliams makes city predictions from Virginia beach on June 1st,2012 watch (2hrs)
May 1st 2012 edition of the weather & the media show my Guest was James Spann Chief Meteorologist for ABC 33/40 in Alabama via Skype .We discussed his career, his emotional feelings on the Tuscaloosa Alabama tornadoes from last year and much more. Watch the 1 1/2hr here.
Weather and the media show for February 1st, 2012, guest Ken Kaye a veteran journalist, having worked more than 30 years as a reporter, editor and columnist. For the past 10 years, he has covered the latest news from the hurricane center as well as the latest science news regarding hurricanes for South Florida's Sun Sentinel. I asked him about who he thinks will be the next director at NHC, the continued active hurricane seasons, global warming and what it is like to be a hurricane reporter and who is his favorite local weather person. The 90 min archive is now up for subscribers. Watch
End of hurricane season broadcast November 30th. South Florida was not impacted by a named storm in 2011 so Jim Williams wears a hotdog suit as per viewers wishes. Archive subscribers can watch the two hour show here.
November 1st, 2011 edition of the weather & the media show Veteran storm chaser Richard Horodner talks about some of his very dangerous hurricane chases before mobile radar was available. Watch (2 hrs)
We recorded the most interesting moments of Irene on HurricaneCity.tv throughout it's journey from the Bahamas through landfall in New Jersey on the Hurricane Warning Show from Aug 25th through the 28th. The archive starts with Bahamas Radio Network (hard to hear at times) via ham radio for about the first 12 min then shifts to North Carolina and Virginia with webcams and live chaser video. You will see a sprinkling of local news as well as the voip spotter network and hurricane watch net audio along with radar shots. The video wraps with landfall in the N.E with local news, observer reports and Fred Furneaux's live mobile cam showing trees down on Long Island. We ended the broadcast before the major flooding was realized in upstate N.Y. and Vermont. Watch (71min)
The Weather & the Media Show from August 1st, 2011. We discussed the future of Emily and the challenges invloved in chasing / filming hurricanes with Jim Leonard.Watch (approx 2 hrs)
Hurricane Season Kickoff Show June 1st, 2011 Jim released his top 20 cities and islands that he thinks will be hit by named storms this year. There were quite a few give aways for callers that stumped the panel courtesy of Early Alert Inc. We gave away Siberian Ice as well as hurricane playing cards which have historical hurricanes on the back of each card with statistics. We also gave away some laminated Hurricane Tracking charts courtesy of Maptrax. Archive subscribers can now watch the two and a half hour kickoff show.
On May 18th-20th, 2011 Bill and I attended the Florida Governors Hurricane Conference in Ft. Lauderdale. Here are some of our live recordings from the workshops, General Session and interviews.
Wed, May 18th: NHC Director Bill Read gives speech about past hurricane season slide presentation. Watch
Wed, May 18th: Same speech taken from Iphone showing different angles. Watch
Thurs, May 19th: Interview with Dr William Gray from Colorado State his career,forecasting and global warming. Watch
Thurs, May 19th: NHC public affairs officer Dennis Feltgen talks about media access. Did you know that TV stations pick numbers out of a hat to know when they can do interviews? Watch
Thurs, May 19th: Views of convention center and Dr Gray speech. Watch
Thur, May 19th: Craig Setzer CBS Miami Met talks about newscast demographics. Did you know on a typical Wednesday 11PM newscast 73% of viewers are women? Craig also explains forecasting graphics (recorded via iphone). Watch
Fri, May 20th: Dr. William Gray workshop explaining his forecast techniques. Watch
Fri, May 20th: Phil Klotzbach discusses the forecast for 2011. Watch
On April 27th, 2011 a tornado outbreak devestated many areas in the southeast US. On HurricaneCity.tv we were monitoring events as they happened and recorded the most dramatic moments from local T.V. Archive subscribers can access this 27 min video which includes many different views of the Tornadoes in Alabama & Georgia and the great job forecasters did in warning residents. National coverage follows with aftermath footage from the affetced areas.
On Feb 2nd, 2011 Cyclone Yasi pounded small towns just south of Cairns Australia. Bill Phillips was recording call in's to radio stations on HurricaneCity.tv the night Yasi hit. Some of the eyewitness reports give you the chills as people describe their homes coming apart. Watch (12m40sec)
Feb 1st, 2011 the Midwest was hit hard by a major winter storm. On HurricaneCity.tv we recorded local T.V. from Oklahoma City and Chicago, two of the hardest hit areas. On this Short recording you will see a few of the most interesting moments of the blizzard.
On Feb 1st, I had my quarterly edition of the weather and the media show talking about the blizzard. Guest kathy Wendolkowski talks about researching old weather data from ships on oldweather.org. Jim talks about the sizes of past hurricanes and the adjusted city rankings. Archive subscribers can acces the recorded 2hr 30m show here.
On December 26th, 2010 a blizzard affected areas of the N.E. with heavy snowfall. Scanner audio of the difficulties by emergency workers was recorded on HurricaneCity.tv during the storm with news clips from the affected areas 9min. Watch
We recorded events as hurricane Richard hits Belize Oct 24th, 2010 such as hurricane watch net audio and calls to radio stations. Archive subscribers can watch the 11 min clip and see how a cat 1 hurricane can cause a lot of problems.
On March 16th, 2010 Cyclone Tomas affected the Fiji Islands in the Pacific. On HurricaneCity.tv during passage we were streaming live radio, satellite, news and nearby webcam. Here is a 9min clip showing what was broadcast during Tomas.
Jim Williams attended Jim Leonard's storm chasing gathering in the Florida Keys on March 20th, 2010. In this 13min video you will see the chasers and hurricane people that attended.
In early February of 2010 Washington DC and surrounding areas had record snowfall followed by a rare snow event in the south.This snow video (14min) shows the problems emergency personnel run into during heavy snow calling in for help on their radios.
In the weeks following the Haiti earthquake from Jan 12th, 2010 many media outlets were live in the affected areas. As usual we recorded clips from the media of the most moving stories of the aftermath. Most of this footage is from CNN which did an outstanding job covering the earthquake. In this video (34min) you will see earthquake video as it happened, rescues and even 15 second clips of every performance of the Haiti Telethon.
On Jan 30th, 2010 a rare snow storm affected the Virginia beach area. Bill Phillips recorded the most interesting moments of the event here (4min).
Bill Phillips was streaming media content on Ida from his area in VA Bch on hurricane TV from the 11th through the 13th and recorded the event. In this video (9m30sec) subscribers will see local news at the worst conditions over the three day period. Dramatic emergency scanner audio was recorded along with webcams from Virginia beach.
2009 Governors hurricane conference video collage from Ft. Lauderdale. Right here (30:00).
The recent tornado touchdown in Murfreesboro, Tennessee on April 10th, 2009 was captured on our live feed. Watch how local forecasters save lives while the tornado moves through town.
March 3rd, Jim Williams of HurricaneCity.com is the guest on the "center of circulation" show with Michael Moss & Charlie Wilson. The interview lasted about 25 minutes talking about the website & city database with some very interesting city comparisons.... Listen
On Saturday November 1st, 2008 quarterly show called "weather & the media"..(1hr09min). You will hear my interview with NHC director Bill Read with questions such as what changes have you made at NHC?, would you still track hurricanes if you were not in the business? and his Texas connections in dealing with Hurricane Ike & Dolly.I also passed along some interesting hurricane statistics.
Sept 13th, 2008 the story of Hurricane Ike & how it all went down. The video archive (1:40:00) has the "best of" footage from local and national networks with my updates showing recon reports,3-d radar animations, storm chaser video, calls to observers and ham radio audio. All of the bloopers seen on TV such as the person in the bear suit walking down the beach, Geraldo getting smacked by a wave and even a streaker running behind TWC reporter as well as Mike Sidell being flung into the bushes are all on here.
We now have the archived video ready from Hurricane Gustav making landfall in Louisiana. In this short 21 minute video we captured some of the most interesting moments of landfall including the dramatic overtopping of the levees as seen on the networks.
On July 23rd, 2008 Hurricane Dolly hit southern Texas as a category two hurricane. We recorded media coverage, radars, recon reports, ham radio, webcams and screen captures using the Hurtrack program. Archive subscribers can watch the (1hr 4 min video) with their username and password.
April 27th, 2008 an EF3 Tornado with winds up to 167mph ripped through Suffolk Virginia. We recorded local news coverage showing videos that viewers sent in. Watch (5min 45 sec)
On Friday night March 14th, 2008 Atlanta, Georgia was hit by an EF2 tornado with winds up to 135mph. We recorded scanner audio of Atlanta firefighters and Georgia search and rescue teams looking for survivors. If you have never heard these people in action you must listen to this clip. They have dangerous jobs as you will hear one firefighter injured while working in a collapsed building. This clip is about 20 min long and available to subscribers here.
A Blizzard affected most of Ohio on Saturday March 8th, 2008. We recorded the most interesting webcam shots along with radio & scanner feeds. On this video you will see Snow plows in action in Columbus, a vehicle disabled on a major highway & hear Police & fire rescue personnel getting stuck in snow. Archive subscribers can watch this video of the most significant snow storm to affect Columbus, Ohio in 30 years here (23min).
On February 5th, 2008 during the super Tuesday elections a tornado outbreak in the south killed over 50 people. We captured local news from Memphis, Tennessee of local mets showing zoomed in radars & reading warnings as it was going down. Please excuse the lines running through the screen & bad resolution, the video card was shot as this event was happening. Archive subscribers can watch the 11 min video right here.
On November 24th a wildfire destroyed over 50 homes in Malibu, California. On our live feed we recorded news clips of the most interesting video feeds from the affected areas. Some of this video is raw feed video from news copters filming & describing all of different aircraft participating in putting out the fires. This 24 minute video in flash is available to archive subscribers.
On November 15th, 2007 Cyclone Sidr hit Bangladesh. We edited down news footage from sources near the affected areas before, during & after Sidr hit. Archive subscribers can watch the video right here.
On November 3rd subtropical storm Noel affected Nova Scotia with high winds. We recorded radio from the affected areas during the morning as Noel passed through while monitoring a live streaming cam from Nova Scotia. Archive subscribers can watch the video right here.
In this Dean video you will see animated Radar at landfall, satellite feeds from local pool reporters doing off camera stuff, local radio stations in Belize taking calls from worried residents as the wind is howling in the background. Video wraps up with national media coverage in the aftermath.
The first video from our hurricane warning show is Hurricane Dean brushing south of Jamaica. On this video you will see Satellite images, radar shots, news coverage and residents calling in to radio stations describing the damage. On the morning of August 21st Hurricane Dean made landfall as a category five hurricane in the southern Yucatan peninsula.
Ever wonder what TV coverage looks like when a hurricane hits a country like Oman? We recorded some live content from Oman TV as cyclone Gonu affected the area on June 6th. Archive subscribers can watch the recorded clip right here (12min 50sec). Towards the end a local weatherman does his best Max Mayfield imitation.
A tornado outbreak affected the Midwest on May 4th, 5th & 6th. During this event we captured live local and national TV from the affected areas mostly in Greensburg, Kansas. In this video (13:59) you will see a radar animation and NOAA weather radio as the tornado hits, followed by media coverage. Towards the end of the video, storm chasers show dramatic footage of Tornadoes during this outbreak with one tornado tearing apart a structure. This video is available to archive subscribers.
A major winter storm affected the Midwest and the N.E on Valentines Day 2007. In this video you will see how the media covered this event and that spectacular video of the semi trailer slamming into a parked car, available to subscribers.
On January 13th through 15th a large ice & sleet storm affected Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Illinois. During our live stream of this event, we recorded the most interesting moments with local news, cam shots, radio feeds and national news coverage. This video is (27min 34sec long) & can be watched with Real Player by subscribers.
I got in touch with one of my observers, Glen from Bermuda weather he runs the Bermuda shorts webcam. We talked about what happened during Hurricane Florence on Sep 11th, 2006. Watch here.
In early June I had HurricaneCity contributor Bill Phillips down to visit. We traveled to Lake Okeechobee & the Florida keys to visit the Key West NWS. Check out the page right here.
On May 20th we held the first HurricaneCity gathering. The gathering took place in Ft Walton Bch, Fla and afterwards a few of us traveled west to the Katrina zone lots of video and pictures right here.
Video and pictures of the 2006 Florida governors hurricane conference, right here
South Florida is still recovering after Hurricane Wilma hit on Oct 24th. Jim Williams interviewed Pamela Crawford author of the book Stormscaping about the damaged trees caused by Hurricane Wilma. You can listen for info on how to salvage these trees.
As Wilma made landfall in South Florida we captured dramatic live video from our towercam as well as radar, satellite imagery, observations & T.V coverage as it happened watch it here (74min)........... (subscription required)
Hurricane Wilma makes landfall in the Yucatan Peninsula as a category four hurricane. Watch
Before the 2005 hurricane season started, I interviewed Pamela Crawford, Author of Stormscaping. In this interview we discuss what trees hold up better than others in Hurricanes. You can watch it here (free) and you can visit the website here.