Author Archives: Kevin Selle

About Kevin Selle

Chief Meteorologist, KFDX-TV. Co-host, WeatherBrains.

Let me…entertain you.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about information versus entertainment and this thought provoking post helped solidify a few things.  The piece looks at the Brian Williams event.  There is much more comment out there on news as opposed to … Continue reading

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Thud

Hear that thud? Another leg kicked out from under the old model. The National Weather Service Southern Region Headquarters is promoting an experimental mobile web page. innovation.srh.noaa.gov/NWSwidget takes the user to a mobile ready webpage. Entering a zip code in the … Continue reading

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Beaten By A Giant Elf

Every Christmas we watch the Will Ferrell movie Elf. It is cute and wholesome, and of course, funny. The company Ferrell cofounded, Funny Or Die, just released…wait for the punchline…a weather app. And…it is good. Funny, I’ll broaden that to … Continue reading

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Over 600 Of Them

I’m particularly interested in the state of “closings” on TV these days. Last winter I watched the intro of a local newscast during a winter weather event where the anchor said, “Watch the bottom of your screen for closings, there … Continue reading

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The Parakeet Theory

Been thinking about the Parakeet Theory lately (no idea why).  It goes like this… I bought a parakeet. We became great friends and I knew my parakeet loved me because he would sing and talk to me all the time. I … Continue reading

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I Look At The Weather A Lot

I spent a few moments visiting with a woman and her college-age daughter while in line to pay for lunch today.  The mother welcomed me to town, then recognizing her daughter had no idea who I was, said, “He does … Continue reading

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Big TVs

Good short post from Seth Godin today. “Why are we doing it this way?” The arrival of a new year (and for me, a new station) is a great opportunity to ask the question. Seems like so many times the … Continue reading

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