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WeatherBrains 755: Keep on Smilin’

WeatherBrains Episode 755 is now online (July 6th, 2020). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Special Guest is the lead singer and harmonica play for the legendary Alabama-based band Wet Willie.  He was born in Birmingham and grew up in Mobile.  Jimmy Hall, welcome!

Jimmy Hall

Our Guest WeatherBrain is the Meteorologist in Charge at the National Weather Service Office in Juneau, Alaska.  A veteran of the show, he was last on the podcast in 2012.  Jeff Garmon, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Tonight’s Guest Panelist is a long-time member of the National Weather Association and American Meteorological Society.  He’s currently the Deputy Program Manager of the ASOS Program for the NWS.  Ken Carey, welcome!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Death of Charlie Daniels
  • Where do social scientists fit into the field of meteorology?
  • Should meteorologists continue to name weak and extremely short lived “fish” tropical systems?
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

Web Sites from Episode 755:

Jimmy Hall Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Jeff Garmon – National Lightning Safety Council

Jen Narramore – July 2001 Myrtle Beach Tornado

Nate Johnson – National Lightning Safety Council

Troy Kimmel – How pilots keep you safe and comfortable during inclement weather

Kim Klockow-McClain – Weather Forecasting is Fifty Years Ahead of Epidemiological Prediction: That Must Change

Bill Murray – 2020 Storm Chase

Kevin Selle – Out

James Spann – MOS Text Bulletins

Aubrey Urbanowicz – JRBStorm Photography Facebook post

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle, Jenn Narramore and Kim Klockow-McClain. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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WeatherBrains 754: I Gave The Kids A Dirty Look

WeatherBrains Episode 754 is now online (June 29th, 2020). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Our Guest WeatherBrain is an Air Force Hurricane Hunter.  He grew up near Manassas, Virginia and graduated from James Madison University.   Captain Kelsie Carpenter, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Tonight’s first Guest Panelist is a friend of the show, having appeared on shows 447, 653, and 702.  He’s a storm chaser and runs his own weather blog.  Chris White, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Also joining us as Guest Panelist is ABC 33/40 meteorologist Taylor Sarallo.  Welcome to the show!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Rare late June tornado warnings in Alabama
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

Web Sites from Episode 754:

Chris White Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Taylor Sarallo – Castle Williams – Dissertation Defense: Should Severe Weather Graphics Wear a Uniform?

Chris White – Operational Product Viewer

Jen Narramore – Smithville, MS EF-5 Tornado – April 27, 2011

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – NBM 1D Viewer

Kim Klockow-McClain – Saharan Dust Will Deliver Stunning ‘Eye Candy’ This Week – Here’s Why

Bill Murray – Foghorn

Kevin Selle – Out

James Spann – Composite Weather Maps

Aubrey Urbanowicz – NWS Eastern Region Tweet

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle, Jenn Narramore and Kim Klockow-McClain. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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WeatherBrains 753: I Cycle Every Three Years

WeatherBrains Episode 753 is now online (June 22nd, 2020). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Our first Guest WeatherBrain is the Emergency Management Specialist with the Atlanta-Fulton County EMA.  He’s also a member of the NWA and AMS.  Chayne Sparagowski, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Our second Guest WeatherBrain is the Meteorologist In Charge of the NWS in San Diego, where he’s been in that role since October 2017.  Previously he was the MIC in Key West FL, New Orleans, Houston and Galveston TX.  He’s a graduate of the University of Oklahoma.  Matt Moreland, welcome back to the show!

Our third Guest WeatherBrain is a Meteorologist and Implementation Manager at AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions in Wichita KS.  Thomas Bedard, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Suptropical Depression No. 4 – hello Dolly?
  • Saharan dust media hysteria
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

Web Sites from Episode 753:

Chayne Sparagowski Twitter

Matthew Moreland Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Chayne Sparagowski – IAEM Strong

Thomas Bedard – Climate Central

Matt Moreland – NWS San Diego Twitter

Jen Narramore – Shinnston Tornado: Illustrated Eyewitness Accounts of Nature on the War-Path

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – It Just Hit 100 Degrees Fahrenheit in Siberia, the Hottest Temperature on Record So Far North in the Arctic

Kim Klockow-McClain – Saharan Dust Will Deliver Stunning ‘Eye Candy’ This Week

Bill Murray – Foghorn

Kevin Selle – Out

James Spann – Severe Weather Forecasts and Public Perceptions: An Analysis of the 2011 Super Outbreak in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Out

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle, Jenn Narramore and Kim Klockow-McClain. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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WeatherBrains 752: Category 3 1/2

WeatherBrains Episode 752 is now online (June 15th, 2020). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Our first Guest WeatherBrain on tonight’s show has her background in psychology and sociology.  She’s the President and Chief Executive Officer for Smart Home America.  Julie Shiyou-Woodard, welcome to the show!

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Our second Guest WeatherBrain is a PhD from Texas Tech.  He’s the Senior Director of Product Design and Lead Meteorologist at the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety Research Center.  Dr. Ian Giammanco, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Tonight’s Guest Panelist is a retired Operational Satellite meteorologist who worked for 36 years for NOAA/NESDIS.  He still provides support for Broadcast Meteorologists all over the country who rely on his knowledge of satellite data to improve their forecasts.  Sheldon Kusselson, welcome to the show!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • What happened to tornado season in the Plains?
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

Web Sites from Episode 752:

Smart Home America

Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety Research Center

Picks of the Week:

Dr. Ian Giammanco – VORTEX2 ends a decade ago

Sheldon Kusselson – Virtual Institute for Satellite Integration Training

Sheldon Kusselson – CIRA Slider Satellite Imagery

Sheldon Kusselson – CIRA Experimental Advected Layered Precipitable Water

Sheldon Kusselson – CIRA’s Merged Total Precipitable Water

Sheldon Kusselson – Hurricane Agnes 45th Anniversary

Sheldon Kusselson – United States Sea Level Pressure Extremes

Sheldon Kusselson – CIMSS/University of Wisconsin Satellite Imagery

Jennifer Narramore – The Pilger, NE Tornado Family – June 16, 2014

Nate Johnson – Foghorn

Troy Kimmel – Survey: National Weather Serves simplifying watches, warnings, and advisories

Kim Klockow-McClain –  At War with the Weather: Managing Large-Scale Risks in a New Era of Catastrophes

Bill Murray – Hazard Simplification Final Proposal: Discontinuance of Advisory, Special Weather Statement, and Short Term Forecast Headlines

Bill Murray – NWS Hazard Simplification: Proposed Major Change to WWA System

Bill Murray – Smart Home America Fraud Checklist

Kevin Selle – Out

James Spann – Weather Company lays off dozens, shutters popular Weather Underground ‘Category 6’ blog

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Out

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle, Jenn Narramore and Kim Klockow-McClain. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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