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LawrenceHits.com is pleased to welcome John Wetherbee as its staff meteorologist beginning April 1st.   He will do two daily forecasts as well as severe weather coverage for the stations both on-air and online. John says: “Yes, WETHERBEE is my real last name,” says Meteorologist John Wetherbee.  “And I have always been a ‘weather geek’, chasing storms, tracking hurricanes, earthquakes while trying to serve others with life-saving information on the radio.” Sealed and certified as a broadcast meteorologist, John also happens to be a radio veteran as programmer, performer, seller and manager.  “They never let me into the shop, which was probably a good thing when you start so young. “But here the good thing: radio transmitter knocked off-the-air by a strong storm, I’ll still be there online to keep you safe.  Love the opportunity with Internet radio!” His radio resume includes RKO Radio, Shamrock, AMFM, Chancellor Media, Taft Broadcasting, Clear Channel Radio and Great Plains Media. Weather was always a hobby for this kid. Science Fair Grand Prize winner. Storm-chasing in the Panhandle and being a local observer.  He went back to school at Mississippi State for their broadcastmeteorology program graduating in 1995. He is a four-time forecaster of the year, serving on the National Weather Association’s certification board, and currently on the AMS Broadcast   Meteorology Board.   […]

Meteorologist John Wetherbee Joins HITS April 1st

The Kansas City Royals World Series trophy has been on a tour around the region the last couple of weeks and Royals fans in Lawrence and surrounding areas will have an opportunity to see the trophy up close and in person. The Commissioners trophy will be in Topeka at Washburn […]

Royals World Series Trophy tour makes Topeka stop

The #2-ranked Kansas Men’s Basketball team battled hard Tuesday night and when it was over found itself with a 66-60 win over #19 Baylor at the Ferrell Center in Waco. Frank Mason III led the Jayhawks with 19 points as KU won its eighth straight game and improved to 24-4 […]

#2 KU downs Baylor, closes in on Big 12 title

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