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WeatherBrains 721: Toss Aubrey A Couple Million

WeatherBrains Episode 721 is now online (November 11, 2019). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Our Guest WeatherBrain for this episode is Dr. Keith L. Seitter. Dr. Seitter was named Executive Director of the American Meteorological Society in September 2004. He served as Deputy Executive Director of the Society from 1999 to 2004.

Seitter joined the AMS in the early 1990s as Assistant to the Executive Director in the role of leading the Society’s publications department. His primary role was to improve the efficiency of the Society’s journal production process and prepare for the eventual transition of the journals to electronic delivery, at a time when the Internet was just beginning to flourish.

As Deputy Director, Seitter was involved in all aspects of the Society’s programs including moving the many AMS Specialty and Annual Meeting toward electronic submission and dissemination of author’s materials, implementing the recommendations from the 10-Year Vision Study, and continuing working with the publications department.

Before joining the AMS, Seitter was on the faculty at the University of Lowell, now University of Massachusetts at Lowell. He earned his undergraduate degree in meteorology at the Pennsylvania State University and a doctorate in geophysical sciences at the University of Chicago. A native of Marion, OH, Seitter had a postdoctoral appointment at the Air Force Geophysical Laboratory at Hanscom Air Force Base before moving to the University of Lowell.

Seitter is a Fellow of the AMS and Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society. He is also a member of many other societies and organizations in the sciences and scholarly publishing and serves on a number of advisory boards. He has given numerous invited lectures and published a number of papers in AMS and other scientific and publishing journals.

The AMS, founded in 1919, is the nation’s leading professional society for those involved in the atmospheric and related sciences. With more than 11,000 members, the Society promotes the development and dissemination of information on atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences through scientific journals, conferences, and public education programs across the country.

Keith L. Seitter Executive Director American Meteorological Society Bio

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • 100th AMS Annual Meeting
  • Hurricane Dorian controversy re-visited
  • President Trump visits Tuscaloosa, AL
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • and more!

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

Web Sites from Episode 721:

American Meteorological Society

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – Foghorn

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray –  Upcoming Guest WeatherBrain Schedule

Dr. John Scala –   Out

Kevin Selle – Fire in Paradise

James Spann – Severe Weather Warning Debate

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Meteor Falling Over St. Louis, MO

Aubrey Urbanowicz – The Great Blue Norther of 11/11/11

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle 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 720: A Circular Saw Right Next To Your Face

WeatherBrains Episode 720 is now online (November 4, 2019). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the Chief Meteorologist at CBS4-TV in Miami, Florida.  Craig Setzer, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Do you have a severe weather plan?
  • Improving tropical storm and hurricane tracking maps
  • Astronomy Report with Tony Rice
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • and more!

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

Web Sites from Episode 720:

Craig Setzer Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – National Observation Page

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – TV weatherman dresses up as unicorn

Dr. John Scala – Increased Precipitation in Southeast United States

Dr. John Scala – Daylight Savings Time debate

Kevin Selle – Satellites track the world’s longest lightning bolt

James Spann – Public datasets: Weather and climate

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Foghorn

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle 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 719: His Torso Is Longer Than Most People

WeatherBrains Episode 719 is now online (October 28, 2019). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a well-known and long time television broadcast meteorologist and 10-time Emmy award winner.  He is also a member of the American Meteorological Society and is from Mount Vernon, New York.   He has worked in Chicago and then Mobile, Alabama.   Alan Sealls, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Organizing time for broadcasters in the age of social media
  • Astronomy Report with Tony Rice
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • and more!

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

Web Sites from Episode 719:

Alan Sealls Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – Foghorn

Kim Klockow-McClain – Impact360

Bill Murray – Out

Dr. John Scala – Sonoma County Incident Map

Kevin Selle – Your Undivided Attention Podcast

James Spann – Jeremy Harris Tweet

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Nicholas McCarthy Tweet Thread

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle 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 718: That’s Their Job

WeatherBrains Episode 718 is now online (October 21, 2019). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain #1 is the Director of the Oklahoma Chronological Survey.  He is also an Associate Professor in the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences at the University of Oklahoma.  Dr. Kevin Kloesel, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain #2 is the President of Thor Guard Inc., a manufacturer of integrated lightning warning, lightning prediction, and internet-delivered weather systems.  Bob Dugan, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Dallas tornado/severe coverage controversy
  • Astronomy Report with Tony Rice
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • and more!

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

Web Sites from Episode 718:

Thor Guard, Inc

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Kevin Kloesel – Event Safety Alliance

Troy Kimmel – Alaska Webcam

Kim Klockow-McClain – NBC5 Apologizes

Bill Murray –  Foghorn

Dr. John Scala – NWS WPC Tweet

Kevin Selle – NBC5 Statement regarding severe weather coverage

James Spann – A Look at the Storm that Sank the Edmund Fitzgerald

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Aubrey’s 9 year Anniversary at WHSV-TV

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

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