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Steve Junker

Managing Editor of News

Steve is Managing Editor of News. He came to WCAI in 2007. He also hosts the weekly News Roundup on Friday mornings, and produces The Fishing News and Weekend Outlook.

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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There's plenty happening this weekend. In Chatham, a public art installation opens, giving kids and adults a way to enjoy the idea of sharks. Provincetown is busy with a Monumental Yard Sale and a celebration of TV. Cape Cod Maritime Days get going.

Lots of great events happening on the Cape and Islands this weekend. On the Outer Cape, the 2nd Cape Cod Women's Music Festival takes over Provincetown Town Hall, with headliners Dwight & Nicole. St.

After 3 years with above-average springtime temperatures for the Cape and Islands, this year we are just about back to normal. No wonder it feels chilly! Meteorologist Phil Burt of explains what's happening, and he forecasts fine weather for the weekend and into next week, thanks to a "stubborn high pressure system."

Audio of Phil Burt's conversation with Steve Junker from All Things Considered posted above.

Going out this weekend? Here's what's happening.

Looking to go out this weekend? Here's a round-up of events to check out.

One degree or so below normal - that's all this spring has been, though it has felt colder. Meteorologist Phil Burt explains why we've been staying bundled, and he makes a forecast for a return to warmer temperatures.

Get Phil's forecasts at

Audio posted above


April springs forth with events across Cape Cod and the Islands. Here's a roundup of things to do and places to go, including the seasonal re-opening of Highfield Hall in Falmouth. Harwich Junior High presents the area premiere of the musical "Freckleface Strawberry." In Hyannis, a dance marathon is raising funds for cancer research.


No need to hunt far for Easter egg hunts and other great activities this weekend. We have a rundown of things to do, including a couple of egg hunts on the Cape and one on Martha's Vineyard. Also this weekend, the exhibition Mutual Muses pairs poets and visual artists.

Colder than normal temperatures may prevail into April, thanks in part to a negative North Atlantic oscillation. Say what? Meteorologist Phil Burt of explains why temperatures should remain cooler than average over the next couple of weeks.

Audio posted above.

Conor Doherty

There's plenty to do this weekend. The Chatham Chorale presents a “Celtic Invasion,” which includes St.

Robert Finch

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 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.

Greg Berman, Sea Grant & Barnstable Co.

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.

Credit Cape Cod Times/Steve Heaslip

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 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.