Paul is a Penn State meteorologist and AMS Fellow with 45 years of television and radio experience. A serial entrepreneur, Douglas has launched 7 businesses, including EarthWatch Communications, Digital Cyclone and Praedictix, which provides content, consulting and severe weather briefings for media and corporate interests. EarthWatch created 3-D weather special effects for Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park” and “Twister” and Digital Cyclone was first to put Doppler radar on cellular phones in 2001. Today developers manage unique streams of weather data and imagery for corporate optimization, worldwide, via AerisWeather, which was sold to Vaisala in early 2022. With a daily print and online weather column at Star Tribune, Paul provides daily weather updates on WCCO Radio in the Twin Cities. A contributor to the Climate Science Rapid Response Team, Douglas has authored 4 books, including a focus on climate, faith and science in 2017 with “Caring for Creation, the Evangelical’s Guide to Climate Change and a Healthy Environment”. Paul’s latest illustrated book is “A Kid’s Guide to Saving the Planet”. A frequent contributor to MSNBC on the link between climate and weather, Douglas was featured in NOVA’s “Decoding the Weather Machine”. With a home in the western suburbs of the Twin Cities and a cabin on Pelican Lake, Minnesota, Paul has been married for 38 years, with two sons and a 2-year-old grandson, Jordan.
Strange Minnesota Roadkill Rules – Can You Take a Deer Home After a Collision?
Just hit a deer with your vehicle? Follow specific rules and you can take the fresh roadkill home for dinner. Yes, really.
Bruno Mars Cancels Tel Aviv Concert, Evacuating Israel Without Band Equipment
Bruno Mars and his 60-person band narrowly escaped Israel on Saturday, moving so quickly they had to leave their band equipment behind
Minnesota Man Shares More About Pet Coyote Now Banned From Dog Park
The owner of a pet coyote responds to being kicked out of a Minnesota dog park.
Minnesota Man Brings Pet Coyote To Dog Park, Is This Even Legal?
When asked about his "pet" the man smiled and said, "Yep. 100% pure coyote." The coyote was reportedly playing quite well with other dogs who were doing more sniffing than usual....they were curious.
Lottery Luck – Two New Minnesota Millionaires In 2023 So Far
There's one game in particular that's getting a lot of big wins.
Pavement-Buckling Heat? These Cities in Minnesota and Wisconsin Will Feel Like 110F
The hottest air of the summer will brush much of Minnesota and Wisconsin with a heat index anywhere from 100 to 111F Tuesday and Wednesday, hot enough to buckle roads according to NOAA
Minnesota Brushed by 1-in-100 Year “Heat Dome” Next Week: Where Will it Feel Like 110F?
The hottest weather of the summer may brush parts of southern and western Minnesota with 100-degree heat next week, with potentially dangerous heat indices
It’s Official: Here is the Most Popular State Park in Minnesota and Wisconsin
Have you checked out the most popular state park in both Minnesota and Wisconsin? Here are the most-searched parks.
Morbid CDC Data: The Animal Most Likely to Kill You in Minnesota and Wisconsin
The number one killer isn't mosquitoes, spiders, snakes or big bears lurking in the woods.
Hiccups, Hangovers and Food Poisoning. Natural Cures That Actually Work
Sometimes the old ways are the best ways, and people have shared cures for hiccups, hangovers and food poisoning that sounds a little crazy at first glance, but they work.