The Weather Network

I began contributing to The Weather Network as an on-call digital writer in June 2021.

I help the digital team cover active weather across Canada and wherever storms are swirling around the world.

Below are some articles I've written for The Weather Network.


How the driest places on Earth can see mammoth flooding rains (July 22, 2022)

The technology that can spot hidden tornadoes lurking in storms (July 15, 2022)

Understanding CAPE, the fuel that powers a thunderstorm (July 11, 2022)

‘Heat lightning’ is summer’s peaceful and misunderstood secret (June 11, 2022)

‘This is a tornado emergency’: How forecasters warn of grave danger (June 4, 2022)

Don’t fall victim to these seven dangerous tornado myths (May 26, 2022)

Watch Toronto ‘float’ above the horizon in this stunning mirage (April 28, 2022)

How the tropics help produce big springtime snows on the Prairies (April 23, 2022)

How Colorado lows and Texas lows affect your weather in Canada (March 30, 2022)
Steer clear of a ‘snownado’ if you see one on a cold, sunny day (February 3, 2022)

Saskatchewan screamers are fast, sneaky storms with howling winds (January 25, 2022)

Why that wild weather map you saw on social media is probably bogus (January 14, 2022)

‘Weather bombs’: Explosive storms that create ferocious conditions (January 5, 2022)

A hurricane in Louisiana is a threat that keeps meteorologists awake at night (August 28, 2021)

General Weather

Experts call for another active Atlantic hurricane season in 2022 (April 7, 2022)

March may have shattered a huge tornado record two years in a row (April 2, 2022)

A topsy-turvy year saw more twisters in Ontario than Oklahoma (January 1, 2022)

Sailing a drone into a hurricane could help predict ferocious storms (October 1, 2021)

Experts call for an active hurricane season as the tropics rumble awake (August 4, 2021)

Canada takes centre stage in a dramatic month of global weather disasters (July 30, 2021)

Current/Active Weather

Snow, storms, and wild clouds: Canada’s week of extreme weather (June 17, 2022)

Jammed jet stream allows Norway to hit 20C before Toronto (April 21, 2022)

Toronto will be colder than the Arctic Circle this week (March 26, 2022)
Powerful storms unleash flooding at Florida’s Walt Disney World (March 8, 2022)

Hundreds flee Florida wildfires fuelled by category five hurricane’s damage (March 5, 2022)

How a powerful winter storm stretched over 4,500 km from Texas to Newfoundland (Feb. 4, 2022)

Why Ontario’s ‘snow snake’ caught many–including forecasters–off guard (January 27, 2022)

No stranger to brutal cold, Green Bay hosts frigid playoff game Saturday night (January 22, 2022)

An incredibly rare tropical cyclone might develop near Hawaii this week (January 20, 2022)

Monday’s tornado in southern Ontario was one of the rarest in Canada (September 8, 2021)
Historic rains produce catastrophic, deadly flooding in Tennessee (August 22, 2021)


Barrage of baseball-size hail destroys crops in southeast Europe (May 28, 2022)

Intense derecho with 170 km/h winds kicks up towering dust storm (May 13, 2022)

This intense wildfire spawned a powerful severe thunderstorm (May 7, 2022)

Toilet explodes after powerful lightning bolt zaps through ceiling (May 5, 2022)

Crushing California drought could spell trouble for crops and wildfires (April 9, 2022)

A lake that provides power to millions just fell to a historic low (March 30, 2022)
What would permanent Daylight Saving Time look like in Canada? (March 18, 2022)
Three signs Canada is steadily marching toward spring weather (March 3, 2022)

Helium shortage hampers critical weather balloon launches (February 26, 2022)

A historic rogue wave off the B.C. coast towered nearly as tall as a jumbo jet (February 10, 2022)

Swarm of earthquakes jolts seabed off the U.S. West Coast (December 10, 2021)