Exciting new details about the edge of our solar system

Have you ever thought about what it is like at the outer cusp of our solar system?  It is so incredibly far away and hard to diagnose.  However new measurements

Renewables are not great yet

In previous blog posts you have noticed my highlighting of technological progress, especially when it comes to renewable energy. The efficiency and design of wind

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First Snowfall Contest 2019

The trees are turning color and the turning of the seasons will not be far behind. Whether you enjoy the onset of colder weather or

More clickbait AGW headlines

You know that the “climate change” (anthropogenic global warming, or AGW) headlines are getting over-the-top when the head of the World Meteorological Organization has to come out and say that it is not “the end of the world” and that people should stop making such extreme statements.

Mapping carbon monoxide from large fires

Carbon monoxide of course is one of the byproducts of fires. It has implications in terms of climate change and air pollution among others. It’s important that we are able to observe it and track its movements with some precision in the atmosphere.

August summary

August began rather summer-like in the Wausau area with highs well into the 80s and ample thunderstorms. 

Breaking More Snow Records

My grandparents often mentioned how there was so much snow and cold “back in the day”. You might recall your own older wiser elders telling

STORMTRACK 9

Mild this weekend, with showers and sunshine

Mild this weekend, with showers and sunshine

Saturday: Mostly cloudy.  Scattered showers, diminishing during the evening. High: 53 Wind: S/SW 5-10 Saturday night: Becoming partly cloudy, patchy

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Samantha Kuffel

Samantha Kuffel

Samantha Kuffel joined the News 9 WAOW team in June 2016.

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Mike Breunling

Mike Breunling

Mike Breunling joins the weather team at News 9 WAOW with more than 17 years of experience bringing coverage to viewers

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Tony Schumacher

Tony Schumacher

Tony Schumacher returned to Newsline 9 as a meteorologist in 2010 after taking a few years off to spend time

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Justin Loew

Justin wakes up our viewers with weather forecasts on Wake Up Wisconsin.

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