9 episodes

The Weather Whys Podcast is a weather podcast for anyone, whether you're a weather newbie or a "weather weenie.” Hosted by Ed Oswald, this biweekly podcast is a production of The Weather Station Experts. Among the topics we’ll cover include weather, climate, and sustainability. After listening to each episode, you’ll have a basic understanding of the topic and its importance. There’s no hype on this podcast, just the facts, and all within ten minutes or less

If you have an interest in the weather, this podcast's for you. New episodes generally released bi-weekly or monthly.

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The Weather Whys Podcast is a weather podcast for anyone, whether you're a weather newbie or a "weather weenie.” Hosted by Ed Oswald, this biweekly podcast is a production of The Weather Station Experts. Among the topics we’ll cover include weather, climate, and sustainability. After listening to each episode, you’ll have a basic understanding of the topic and its importance. There’s no hype on this podcast, just the facts, and all within ten minutes or less

If you have an interest in the weather, this podcast's for you. New episodes generally released bi-weekly or monthly.

    Weather vs. Climate - What's the Difference?

    Weather vs. Climate - What's the Difference?

    In this episode of The Weather Whys podcast, host Ed Oswald explains the often misunderstood differences between weather and climate. Weather refers to short-term atmospheric conditions that change frequently, while climate represents long-term patterns over decades or centuries. Ed highlights how weather impacts daily life and how climate influences long-term planning and global issues like ... Read more

    • 5 min
    How Changes in Earth’s Orbit Affects Our Climate

    How Changes in Earth’s Orbit Affects Our Climate

    In this episode of the Weather Whys Podcast, host Ed Oswald delves into the fascinating topic of Milankovitch cycles—patterns in Earth’s rotation and orbit that drive long-term climate change. Learn about the Earth’s axial progression, obliquity, and eccentricity, and discover how these cycles impact seasonal contrasts, global warming, and historical climate events. Explore the intriguing ... Read more

    • 5 min
    Weather Whys Podcast Episode 6: Best Weather Stations of 2024

    Weather Whys Podcast Episode 6: Best Weather Stations of 2024

    In this episode of the Weather Whys Podcast, we talk home weather stations! Host Ed Oswald from The Weather Station Experts reviews the top five home weather stations for 2024. The top five stations include the budget-friendly Ambient Weather WS-1965, the durable Davis Vantage Vue, the versatile Ambient Weather WS-5000, the high-tech Tempest Weather System, ... Read more

    • 5 min
    Tornado Alley is Shifting East. Here's Why That Matters.

    Tornado Alley is Shifting East. Here's Why That Matters.

    Is Tornado Alley shifting east? In this episode of Weather Whys, we delve into the shifting patterns of tornado activity in the United States. We thought this episode would be especially relevant with the traditional peak of tornado season upon us. Tornado Alley has traditionally meant the Great Plains, but tornadoes are becoming more frequent ... Read more

    • 4 min
    When is Hurricane Season Where You Live?

    When is Hurricane Season Where You Live?

    If you live near the East Coast, hurricanes are a fact of life during the summer and early fall for most. In this episode of Weather Whys, host Ed Oswald looks at the Atlantic hurricane season in detail. Where hurricanes are most likely to form shifts throughout the season, leading up to a dramatic peak ... Read more

    • 4 min
    Auroral Musings (and a Whole Lot of Change)

    Auroral Musings (and a Whole Lot of Change)

    Well, you don’t always need a script to do a podcast as we’ve found out in this episode of the Weather Whys Podcast! Your host Ed Oswald shares a personal story about witnessing the Northern Lights after a series of powerful solar storms on May 11th. The storms caused the most stunning aurora display in ... Read more

    • 6 min

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