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A podcast about community and for the community of Baton Rouge-- that's Red Stick Strong. Hurricane Ida hit on August 29, but her impact is being felt weeks later. Listen to the Red Stick Strong podcast series about Hurricane Ida and learn about this severe weather event from a variety of perspectives. Hear about the science of the storm; trucking; churches; business leaders; insurance; and more! 

Red Stick Strong is hosted by Baton Rouge podcast producer  Catherine O'Brien and produced by Branch Out Programs. Follow Red Stick Strong on Instagram! Know a BR business we should feature? Hit us up! Let's geaux BR! #redstickstrong

Oct 18, 2021

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Dr. Josh Eachus is the chief meteorologist at WBRZ Channel 2. He’s been on the Baton Rouge weather scene since 2013 and earned his PHD from LSU in 2017. Dr. Josh knows weather! He also knows the importance of communication around weather events.

Kicking off the new Hurricane Ida Series of the Red Stick Strong podcast, Josh joins host Catherine O’Brien to talk about what kind of storm Ida was from a meteorological perspective as well as a “human response” event. You’ll leave this conversation knowing more about how weather information gets to you, the viewer; Josh’s prediction about what the history books will say about Ida; some communication tips; and why dogs are awesome.


Josh on Twitter: @DrJoshWx

Instagram: @DrJoshWx

At WBRZ: Chief Meteorologist Josh Eachus

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Red Stick Strong is a podcast on Hurricane Ida and the Baton Rouge community.  Hosted by Catherine O'Brien and produced by Branch Out Programs. Follow Red Stick Strong on Instagram. Do you know a Hurricane Ida story that needs to be told? Tell Catherine