The official Weatherscan music page

Starting in 2001, I remember listening to the music played on Weatherscan, a constant 24/7 loop of local radars, weather forcasts and other features, owned and opperated by the Weather Channel. Early Weatherscan playlists were strictly songs composed in 1995 by a jazz musician from Georgia named Trammell Starks. In 2003, the Weather Channel introduced a refreshed playlist of songs composed mostly in-house although some of Trammell's songs were still included. This was about the time TWC began playing several songs by Jack Mascari featuring his guitar work. Along with these new tracks came new graphics.

Since 2007, my goal was to compile a list of all the music played on Weatherscan. I began recording from my television and editing out vocal narrations and equalizing the volume. This was fairly successful but at this time I knew I didn't have all the music, and from that point until around 2012, I periodically searched the internet for videos and prerecorded weatherscan tracks I could use to edit out the songs I didn't have, or that didn't have the vocal narrations. Thus far I have collected what I would consider to be the most complete list of music played on Weatherscan to date. The box below lists all 40 in-house tracks played (minus those by Trammell Starks) since 2003 to 2012.

For the complete history of Weatherscan, go here. Or, you can head over to TWC Today for more information and weather channel related forums.

The following tracks are 320K, mono, with only a few Mascari tracks which are in stereo.

Music for local forecast 3 cd set by Trammell Starks

Before the music currently being featured on Weatherscan and sometimes on the Local on the Eights, the Weather Channel used several selections from a 3 disk set of jazz performed by a guy named Trammell Starks. His music can be identified by the bright pianos and sax on many of his tracks. Much of his work can be found on YouTube, or you may be able to purchase all 3 CD's from Trammell directly. If you'd like to contact him, check out his site as he does much more than compose music for the Weather Channel. Alternatively, you can find each of the three disks in playlist form on Youtube by using the links to the right.

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