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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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    • 4.6 • 18 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".

    Did Victorian Forecasters Keep Weather In The Dark Ages?

    Did Victorian Forecasters Keep Weather In The Dark Ages?

    Pain reduction, lowering blood pressure, reducing blood clot risks … leeches are amazing creatures, I wonder if they can forecast the weather?

    • 25 min
    Can You Make Weather Forecasts Better?

    Can You Make Weather Forecasts Better?

    Got a lot done today, made some donations, got groceries for the next week, helped a neighbor remove a dead tree, but the forecast was for rain and it was a beautiful fall day. What can I do about that?

    • 25 min
    Whether Weather Words Work?

    Whether Weather Words Work?

    How about that storm earlier, I think it was raining sharks and squids!

    • 21 min
    Do Sensationalist Forecasts Matter?

    Do Sensationalist Forecasts Matter?

    Let’s see here … New crypto currency … Messi and Ronaldo to play together for Atlanta United … Could quiche be the next diet craze? … 12 major hurricanes forecast for the hurricane season? … Wait, what???

    • 27 min
    What Is A Weather Survey?

    What Is A Weather Survey?

    Phone - check, laptop - check, map - check, tape measure - check, camera - check, paper clips???

    • 21 min
    Does Weather Spark Creativity?

    Does Weather Spark Creativity?

    The door opens, cold air rushes in and the sound of the wind drowns out all other noise. A weary traveler enters the room, pulls off bundles of clothes, pauses, and then scream "Eureka"!

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 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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