The Weather Network

I began contributing to The Weather Network as a 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.


Winter Storms:

Canada’s magic number: What exactly makes for a 'white Christmas'? (December 21, 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)

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


How an explosive thunderstorm can burst into the stratosphere (July 21, 2023)

Microbursts can turn a gentle storm into a harrowing ordeal (August 26, 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)

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


Why extreme heat is one of the world’s deadliest weather disasters (August 19, 2022)

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

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


Saharan dust can make or break a monstrous Atlantic hurricane (July 27, 2023)

How hot water fuels the world’s most powerful hurricanes (September 22, 2022)

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


Buried: Why the Great Lakes produce some of the world’s heaviest snow (November 17, 2022)

It’s not your imagination—here’s why fall is the foggiest season (November 3, 2022)


A cavalcade of Colorado lows can send Canada’s forecast into upheaval (March 30, 2023)

How a simple weather balloon helps improve your daily forecast  (February 20, 2023)

Jet streams can bring Canada wild winters and steamy summers (February 17, 2023)

Decoding a mystery: What is a ‘trace’ of precipitation? (February 2, 2023)

Why does your long-range forecast change so often? (October 15, 2022)

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

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


Tornadoes can happen anywhere—and cities aren't immune (June 24, 2023)

Stuck in your car during a tornado? Here’s what you should do (June 3, 2023)

Heads up! These six special clouds linger in our skies every day (April 27, 2023)

Six annoying ways weather forces airlines to cancel your flight (February 9, 2023)

Canada’s magic number: What exactly makes for a 'white Christmas'? (December 21, 2022)

Don’t let weather ruin your holiday baking with these sweet tips (December 15, 2022)

Seven times weather unexpectedly changed the course of history (December 7, 2022)

The curse of storm nine: Why so many “I” hurricanes are monsters (October 3, 2022)

Nuclear snow? Seven strange ways humans can change fall weather (September 17, 2022)

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

General Weather


Surprise! This year’s hurricane season started with a storm in January (May 11, 2023)

How the Pacific warming faster than expected might affect Canada’s summer (May 4, 2023)

Heads up, travellers: Florida’s severe drought raises fire worries (April 23, 2023)

Uncertainty swirls around 2023 hurricane season as El Niño looms (April 14, 2023)

Heat incoming? Two ways El Niño could affect Canada’s summer (April 13, 2023)

Fiona and Ian retired as hurricane names after devastating storms (March 29, 2023)

La Niña is finally over. What does it mean for Canada’s forecast? (March 11, 2023)

Could a sudden North Pole warmup prolong Canada’s winter weather? (March 4, 2023)

Experts find that Canada tied its all-time tornado record in 2022 (February 11, 2023)

Deadly storms produced near-record number of twisters in January (February 4, 2023)

New York City is on the verge of its all-time longest snow drought (January 26, 2023)


Hurricane Sandy, ten years later: how a tragedy improved your forecasts (October 29, 2022)

Beware the sleepy start to hurricane season—August heats up fast (July 29, 2022)

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


This Canadian city just endured its wettest month on record (July 29, 2023)

Nova Scotia’s historic rains would’ve smashed records in Florida (July 22, 2023)

Historic desert heat wave’s influence reaches all the way to Canada (July 15, 2023)

Canada’s Far North just saw its hottest temperature ever recorded (July 9, 2023)

All-time global heat record smashed for the third day this week (July 7, 2023)

Northern Ontario is hotter than Florida, claiming Canada’s hot spot (June 22, 2023)

El Niño is here for the summer—but how strong will it grow? (June 11, 2023)

This week’s abundant sunshine will pack a severe sunburn risk (April 9, 2023)

Violent tornadoes tear across U.S. during high-risk severe outbreak (March 31, 2023)

Damage, injuries after Los Angeles area’s strongest tornado in 40 years (March 23, 2023)

Canada’s warmest temperature of 2023 could arrive this weekend (March 17, 2023)

Calif. faces high-risk flood threat after weeks of drenching storms (March 9, 2023)

How vivid thundersnow stole the show in Toronto's big snowstorm (March 4, 2023)

Two major snowstorms roar across Canada as March arrives in style (March 2, 2023)

Ice falls in Hollywood as wild setup fans Calif. blizzards, historic heat (February 24, 2023)

Blizzard near Los Angeles? Bizarre pattern spawns historic heat, ice storm (February 22, 2023)

PHOTOS: Intense Arctic outbreak creates towering steam devils (February 3, 2023)

Extreme winter warmth shatters thousands of records in Europe (January 2, 2023)


This mammoth ‘block’ could spell wintry trouble for Eastern Canada (December 2, 2022)

‘Epic’ disaster: an inside look at this week’s catastrophic floods (July 30, 2022)

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)



Canada, you’re a year away from a once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse  (April 9, 2023)

Swarms of bees can electrify the atmosphere, researchers find (January 11, 2023)


Florida cold snap sends manatees scrambling to the shore for warmth (December 27, 2022)

Tonga volcano eruption was so violent it blew ash halfway to space (November 10, 2022)

Webb Telescope spots cosmic fingerprint a century in the making (October 15, 2022)

This birthday party staple is prone to tragedy with a gust of wind (August 18, 2022)

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)