WHIO Meteorologists McCall Vrydaghs and Kirstie Zontini can’t stop talking about weather, so when they’re not on TV, they jump behind the microphone to answer your questions and keep you covered on all things weather!
UN/ROOTED is a podcast about home... the places we find ourselves living in and moving through, literally and figuratively, expected and unexpected, temporarily and long term. We touch on belonging, homesickness, gentrification, borders, the history of the places we love, and a lot more. In season one we go on a cross country move, explore homesickness, embrace a new city, weather unexpected surprises, and become comfortable with uncertainty and new transitions. We have conversations about h ...
February is Black History Month, so WHIO Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs sat down with WHIO Meteorologist Dontae Jones to discuss diversity in the broadcast meteorology industry.
Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: Weathering the Autism Storm - Meteorologist JP Kalb
Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: Mary Ann Kabel, Corporate Communications Director at DP & L
Teaching can be challenging, but with new guidelines and plans schools have to follow to slow the spread of COVID-19, it can be even harder. Dr. Christina O’Malley is a science teacher at Carroll High School who is on a mission to keep her students engaged in science even if they can’t always be together in the classroom.…
This week might be full of sunshine and warmer weather but winter is coming! Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs and Kirstie Zontini sat down with OSU Atmospheric Scientist Dr. Aaron Wilson to talk all about winter weather!
Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs and Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini sat down with Ryan Fliehman (A Senior Hydrologist at the National Weather Service Office in Wilmington, Ohio) to talk about his experiences and what type of weather can create dangerous wildfires.
Ohio Department of Natural Resource Urban Forestry Manager, Tyler Stevenson sat down with meteorologist Kirstie Zontini to talk about how the fall color season will be in 2020. The good news is despite being in a pandemic, 2020 looks to produce a beautiful year!
You might not think about it often but it takes a lot of work and planning to keep the Miami Valley safe from floods with fresh water to drink. The Miami Conservancy District is responsible for doing that and much more!
Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: Boonshoft Museum Director of Astronomy Jason Heaton
Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: DTN VP of Weather Operations Renny Vandewedge
Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: Sam Custer & Dr. Aaron Wilson
Cloudy With a Chance of Podcast: Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's Jason Heaton
Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: Erin Shaw (Naturalist for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources)
Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: Looking back on the 1 year anniversary of the Memorial Day Tornado Outbreak | Laura Mercer of Miami Valley Long Term Recovery Operations Group
Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: All About Plants with certified arborist and Garden Talk host Mark Webber
Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: Brian Huxtable Regional Air Pollution Control Agency
Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: House of Bread Executive Director Melodie Bennett
The second in a series of guided walks/visualizations in order to help us find calm in the outdoors, during a time when we are collectively staying indoors more than ever due to COVID-19. This visualization takes us to the desert, the desert of your choice. Smell the sagebrush, listen to the wind, bask in the warmth, shout across the desert. Bonus …
Dr. Naila Khalil and Dr. Dawn Wooley from Wright State University talk about the coronavirus, weather and the climate.
Similar to a guided meditation, here is a guided walk in the woods, to a high alpine lake. In response to COVID-19, most of us are confined close to our homes, in our homes, or wherever we can find a place to hang tight. This means a lot less outdoors time for a lot of us, which can be really tough mentally to be away from places that restore and g…
Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: SkyWarn 2020
Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast is back with a new show talking about life changes and collaboration. Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs and Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini sat down with Scott Dimmich a former broadcast meteorologist from Cincinnati. He is a Penn State grad who spent 11 years in that field before making a big change. A few years ago…
Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: Walking the Path of the Storm
For all the show notes, including pictures of Gale and Lora, go to the episode landing page! UN/ROOTED is back from a little hiatus, a mid season hiatus! We’re picking back up where we left off, just after I’d moved to NYC I was looking for things to make the east coast feel like home, so, when my friend Gale Straub invited me on a snowshoeing trip…
This week we chat with David Helvey, owner of Rural One Builders. He talks to us about how the weather, including the Memorial Day Tornadoes, have had an impact on his business.
This week on Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast, Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs and Kirstie Zontini sit down with Tyler Stevenson, a forester from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to talk about fall color for 2019.
In this episode, McCall Vrydaghs and Kirstie Zontini chat with OSU extension educator of agriculture and nature Sam Custer and OSU atmospheric scientist and Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center researcher, Dr. Aaron Wilson to talk about the drought currently in parts of the Miami Valley.
McCall Vrydaghs sat down with Red Cross Executive Director of the Dayton Chapter Cory Paul and Red Cross volunteer Gary Clark about how they provided help during the Memorial Day Tornado outbreak and how they are extending help to Florida the in preparation of Hurricane Dorian.
This week McCall chats with News Center 7 Anchor Cheryl McHenry about what it was like watching the Moon Landing. She also spoke with Boonshoft Astronomy Educator Joe Childers about why this mission was so important and what we've learned since then.
This week McCall Vrydaghs chats with a Hydrometeorologist for the Ohio River Forecast Center with the NWS, Ryan Fliehman about how the rivers are holding up after a record breaking wet year across the country.
McCall and Kirstie and survey the damage from the tornadoes, chat with Assurant storm damage Analyst Bryan Wood and listen to the story of one woman in Trotwood who lived through an EF4 tornado.
Most people have experienced some sort of homesickness. In this episode we talk about both short and long forms of homesickness as I arrive in NYC and settle into a full blown state of missing the west coast. We bear witness to a love story as Vanessa Pamela Friedman moves to the east coast and writes a million love letters to Portland, OR. My sist…
Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: Boonshoft Museum of Discovery Joe Childers
I don’t love packing or unpacking. But I love the in-between movement, the actual act of moving your body from one place to another. In this episode that touches on my drive from LA to NYC, we find a celebration of motion, movement, moving, migration, and all that comes along with it. In this episode we talk to writer, long-distance cyclist, and tr…
This week McCall and Kirstie talk with Sam Custer an OSU Extension Educator for Agricultural and Natural Resources, and OSU Atmospheric Scientist Dr. Aaron Wilson. This episode discusses the impact of prolonged wet weather on the local agriculture.
Episode three of UN/ROOTED is a love letter to anyone who has ever had to pack their stuff and move, to anyone who has ever had to watch friends leave, and to all the friendships that can transcend time and space. In this episode I pack up all my stuff, get ready to move from Los Angeles to NYC, and say my goodbyes. We talk to my childhood friend B…
In this episode I’m delving into the "home of my heart". After pinpointing this home, we talk to Jolie Varela, founder of Indigenous Women Hike. She leads us through the history and landscape of her homeland, Payahuunadü, and tells about the Nüümü people, her journey along the Nüümü Poyo, and about this special place, the place of flowing waters. W…
This week Kirstie and McCall sit down with Garden Talk Host Mark Webber to discuss a variety of topics including when it the best time to plant.
This week we sit down with SKYWARN volunteers to hear how you can become a trained weather spotter. Plus, two SKYWARN members share their stories of disasters missions they participated in while volunteering for the Red Cross and FEMA.
As an adult, I’ve had trouble putting my finger on home, but last year really made me take a deeper look into the question of “Where is home?” The idea for this podcast was born out of struggling with the concept of home as I unexpectedly moved from Los Angeles to NYC last year. Instead of trying to sweep the discomfort of homesickness and uncertai…
Unrooted is a podcast about home—the places we find ourselves living in and moving through, literally and figuratively, expected and unexpected, temporarily and long term. We touch on belonging, homesickness, gentrification, borders, the history of the places we love, etc. In season one host Julie Hotz will take you on her cross country move, we’ll…
Kirstie and McCall look back at some of the biggest weather events in Dayton for the past 70 years.
Kirstie and McCall chat with Melodie Bennett Executive Director of the House of Bread in Dayton, Ohio. She talks about how weather impacts our homeless community and how the House of Bread is there to help.
It's a new year and there are some new members of the Storm Center 7 team! This week Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini and Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs sat down with the whole team to talk about their journeys as meteorologists.
We chat with WSOC Meteorologist Keith Monday about how a recent heavy snowstorm impacted the Carolinas.
This week we chat with National Weather Service in Wilmington, Ohio about the new Snow Squall Warnings that could be issued this winter.