How long did Boulder’s dry streak last? What is the status on El Nino? Did Matt make actually it back from his trip to New Orleans without consuming any crawfish? What about Hawaii makes the state seemingly immune to hurricanes? Listen for find out!


Hurricane Ignacio, currently churning in the Central Pacific near Hawaii, like so many storms, will skirt just north of the Aloha State.

Show highlights include:

  • Intro
    • Hosts: Andy, Ben & Matt
    • Recap of recent busy times
  • Past week’s weather discussion (Aug 13-19, 2015)
    • Dry streak ended
    • The hottest day of the year!
    • Smoky skies: Check out this timelapse (compliments of
    • Where art thou, monsoon?
  • Weather in the news
    • Tropical update, including talk of El Nino
    • The hosts discuss various theories as to why Hawaii seemingly avoids hurricanes

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Ben Castellani

Ben grew up in western Pennsylvania and holds both a bachelor's and a master's degree in meteorology. He currently works on a programming language tailored for scientists at Harris Geospatial Solutions in Boulder.

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