Steve Junker

Managing Editor of News, All Things Considered Host, Producer

Steve is Managing Editor of News and host of All Things Considered. He came to WCAI in 2007. He also produces The Fishing News, Weekend Outlook, and the Pelagic Report. And he manages the website, too.

A writer, a fisherman, an occasional boat builder, a recovering musician, a longtime chicken rancher, a beekeeper... Steve keeps busy in Woods Hole, where he lives with his wife and two children.

 

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As the slow-moving storm begins to pull away, it appears the Cape coastline caught a break. Wind gusts did not peak as high as anticipated, meaning erosion was not so drastic as feared. Meteorologist Phil Burt of CapeCodWeather.net explains what happened with the wind, and marvels at the spotty distribution of snow accumulation across our region, while Talking Weather on All Things Considered.

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A coastal geologist assesses storm impacts along Cape Cod Bay this morning, in expectation that a similar assessment late tomorrow morning will reveal erosion wrought by the storm. Greg Berman talks about barrier beaches already being overwashed, and how the storm could contribute to reshaping the coast.

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Let the mighty winds blow! There are still great events to get out for this weekend, including the Cape Cod St. Patrick's Parade, two fine nights of music at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, and a Natural History Conference is happening at 4Cs, open to the public and natural history professionals.

March 1st marks the beginning for meteorological spring. Steve Junker and meteorologist Phil Burt of CapeCodWeather.net talk weather - and it looks like a classic blustery early-spring forecast for the weekend. 

Aquinnah's Master of the Telecaster, Arlen Roth, stopped by All Things Considered to say hi, talk about his Grammy-nominated CD, his latest project "The Slide Guitar Summit," and an upcoming benefit for the families of Newtown.

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Rain and wind dominate the weekend forecast. After the last two weekends, that's nuthin'! Steve Junker and meteorologist Phil Burt discuss the chance of picking up a little snow with all that rain, and look to next week as well.  Guess what's coming... could be another storm.

Lots to do this weekend on the Cape and Islands. Steve Junker and Kathi Scrizzi Driscoll have a rundown of events. There's an Oscar watching party on Martha's Vineyard with a real Oscar you can hoist, and a concert of Oscar music with the Cape Cod Opera. The "King and I" is in production with a father-and-son angle. A Rogers and Hammerstein review features a notable harp. And Chinese-American dancers celebrate the Lunar New Year at Cape Cod Community College.

Listen to the conversation above.

Last weekend's blizzard ranked 25th on the NESIS scale, which rates winter storms in the US Northeast. Steve Junker and meteorologist Phil Burt of CapeCodWeather.net talk weather, including how the storm scored, and look ahead to snow and colder temperatures in the forecast for the Presidents Day Weekend.

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Itching to get out this weekend?  Steve Junker and Kathi Scrizzi Driscoll have a rundown of events happening this weekend. High School students are mounting a fundraiser concert called Shelter from the Storm, and at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, a new documentary premieres on the 1913 Armory Show that redefined modern art in America. Also, a couple of family theater shows are among the options for your school holiday week, and the Nantucket Film Festival is trying something new with a winter film series.

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Night of the Storm 2

Feb 9, 2013

Saturday Night: the High Wind Advisory from the National Weather Service has been lifted, but northwest wind gusts will still be significant overnight - especially considering the weight of ice and snow on trees and power lines. 

As of 9:20pm NStar is still reporting new failures on its equipment across Cape Cod, even as it struggles to catch up from the outages of Friday night into Saturday morning. 

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