June 25, 2002 - State climatologist Bruce Watson explains the concept of wet-dry cycle and how recent heavy rains are part of a long term weather cycle. 8 inches of rain fell in the metro area on the night of June 24, 2002. Watson says the month ranks among the top ten soggiest on record.
November 1, 1991 - MPR’s Cathy Wurzer talks with Brian Watson, a Twin Cities meteorologist as he reflects on the deadly 1940 Armistice Day Blizzard. Watson compares Halloween Blizzard of 1991 as another highly memorable weather event.
July 24, 1987 - MPR’s Mark Heistad interviews meteorologist Bruce Watson about what created the conditions for the massive amount of rain that fell on the Twin Cities on July 23, 1987. Watson describes the intensity of rain in six-hour period as something that happens about every 5-10,000 years.
March 15, 1987 - Bruce Watson, consulting meteorologist in the Twin Cities, discusses various topics, including tornados, weather patterns, and meteors. Watson also answered listener questions.
November 19, 1983 - On this Weekend program, Bruce Watson, consulting meteorologist in the Twin Cities, discusses various topics, including upcoming winter and storm research. Watson also answered listener questions.
December 18, 1982 - On this Weekend program, Bruce Watson, consulting meteorologist, discusses northern lights, winter, and the science of weather. Watson also answers listener questions.
January 23, 1982 - On this Weekend program, Bruce Watson, a consulting meteorologist, discusses the record-setting snowfalls of January 20th and 22nd in the Twin Cities, winter blizzards, and other issues related to winter weather. Watson also answers listener questions.
April 2, 1977 - Bruce Watson, consulting meteorologist to the U.S. Weather Service, and Ron Willis, meteorologist at the National Weather Service, discuss weather, drought, effect of ozone, and results of elm tree cut down. Also includes an audio tour with Willis of the Twin Cities National Weather Service office.
August 31, 1976 - Midday presents a special report on the drought in the southwestern Minnesota. Report provides speeches, interviews, and commentary from climatologists, scientists, government officials, and residents as they respond to the crisis. Topics include climate change and cloud seeding.