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What Is It About The Weather is a podcast/vidcast series where we explore the various ways weather is intertwined into and impacts our lives. Weather itself is interesting and amazing, but what can be even more fascinating and intriguing is how much influence it actually has in our lives. In this journey we hope you will find yourself laughing, enjoying, and learning and from time to time even uttering "I did not know that".



Weather geek by nature, atmospheric scientist by degree and meteorologist by trade, your host Mark T Jelinek loves talking about the weather. That love for weather actually drove him back to graduate school after a successful first career in the information services field. He looks forward to expanding your weather horizons and along the way is likely to be heard muttering "I did not know that".

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    • 4.5 • 17 Ratings

What Is It About The Weather is a podcast/vidcast series where we explore the various ways weather is intertwined into and impacts our lives. Weather itself is interesting and amazing, but what can be even more fascinating and intriguing is how much influence it actually has in our lives. In this journey we hope you will find yourself laughing, enjoying, and learning and from time to time even uttering "I did not know that".



Weather geek by nature, atmospheric scientist by degree and meteorologist by trade, your host Mark T Jelinek loves talking about the weather. That love for weather actually drove him back to graduate school after a successful first career in the information services field. He looks forward to expanding your weather horizons and along the way is likely to be heard muttering "I did not know that".

    Will Weather Spontaneously Kill You?

    Will Weather Spontaneously Kill You?

    You decide to get a little morning exercise, it has been a bit warm but you are sure you can handle it. You start a light jog, you notice sweat forming quickly, then poof you are talking to your your creator!

    • 19 min
    Did You Say Weather Wars?

    Did You Say Weather Wars?

    You make your favorite drink, it was a long day, it was a long week, you find that comfy spot on the sofa, start flipping through options to watch - Netflix, Disney, HBOMax, AppleTV+, The Weather Channel?

    • 26 min
    What If We Need Micro Forecasts?

    What If We Need Micro Forecasts?

    Its 2030, you hop in your car, it starts taking you to work and suddenly hopes off the interstate and moments later lightning strikes right in the middle of the interstate?

    • 26 min
    Plants vs Varmints - Which Is A Better Weather Forecaster?

    Plants vs Varmints - Which Is A Better Weather Forecaster?

    Its cold day. Its been a brutal winter. But why in the world would you believe an animal crawling out of the ground to tell you when spring will arrive?

    • 21 min
    Is Weather Cramping Your Spontaneity?

    Is Weather Cramping Your Spontaneity?

    Its a beautiful summer day and you just finished a great outdoor lunch with friends. Someone suggests heading to the new hang gliding venue folks have been talking about. But wait, weren't afternoon thunderstorms in the forecast? What do you do??

    • 26 min
    Does Weather Make You Stylish?

    Does Weather Make You Stylish?

    You woke up this morning, checked the weather, adjusted your outfit. But have you ever stopped to think about how weather actually shape the fashion industry?

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

DJM1216 ,

Covers everything we related

Check this out! You won't regret it. It's fun and interesting. Check it out!

TX Jackal ,

great content

The host (Mark) is brilliant and well-spoken. He listens to his audience, and puts a lot of thought into coming up with great content. Even if you don't find the weather to be a fascinating topic, Mark will make it fascinating for you!

ethancaine ,

Interesting and Genuine

I've enjoyed weather since my first Indiana thunderstorm when I was three years old. It's never been more interesting than as told by Mark. Great job, dude.

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