Gilbert Sebenste

6:30 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Boosting Your Winter Vocabulary


Northern Illinois is experiencing a brief warm-up this week. But it still seems there is no end in sight to the brutal winter that has pummeled the region. Despite the inconveniences, the endless cycle of snow and cold temperatures has brought some seldom used weather terms to the surface.

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6:12 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

How dry we are! Red Flag Warnings explained

Northern Illinois University meteorologist Gilbert Sebenste
Media Services Northern Illinois University
  • Susan Stephens interviews NIU meteorologist Gilbert Sebenste about Red Flag Warnings and whether he would fire up the grill under those conditions.

A large portion of northern Illinois was under a “red flag warning” Tuesday.  But what does that mean? On Tuesday afternoon, WNIJ’s Susan Stephens called Northern Illinois University meteorologist Gilbert Sebenste to get an explanation.

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