Good Questions: Warming Up The Car, Wind Chill & State Of The UnionEach Friday, we answer some of our viewers' burning questions. This week, John Lauritsen finds the best way to warm up your car in the winter, some unfamiliar faces at the State of the Union address, and how meteorologists measure wind chill.
Good Question: What Is The Dew Point?You have heard the saying a million times: It's not the heat, it's the humidity. That will certainly be the case Friday, when dew points are expected to be in the 70s. So, what is dew point? Humidity is moisture in the air and there are two ways to measure it. One is dew point and another is relative humidity.
Good Question: Are Storm Chasers Making Us Safer?Every time there is the threat of a tornado, hundreds of storm chasers take their cameras and drive towards the danger. On Friday, three of the most respected chasers died during a tornado outbreak in Oklahoma. Meteorologist Tim Samaras, his son Paul and their friend Carl Young were killed when their car got caught up in the twister.
How We Got Started: Mike AugustyniakIt's that time of year when lots of people are graduating from high school or college and moving on to their next adventure. This week, we're asking our WCCO Morning Show Team how they got to where they are in their careers today.
WCCO Trains 100+ ‘Weather Spotters’If there's one thing that Minnesotan's love to talk about, it's the weather. That interest in rain, snow, and everything in between, has helped us build our Weather Watcher network: More than 500 viewers telling WCCO what's happening in their neighborhoods.