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WeatherBrains 704: My Cuckoo Is In For Service

WeatherBrains Episode 704 is now online (July 15, 2019). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the Chief Meteorologist at WDSU-TV in New Orleans, Louisiana.  She is a graduate of Mississippi State University’s Broadcast Meteorology program and is a member of both the AMS and NWA.  Margaret Orr, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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Tonight’s Guest Panelist is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and broadcast meteorologist for WLOX-TV in Biloxi, Mississippi.  Eric Jeansonne, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Hurricane Barry
  • Congruence in forecasting between officials concerning tropical systems
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • and more!

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

WeatherBrains 101:   No WB101 this week

Web Sites from Episode 704:

WDSU-TV New Orleans, LA

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – USA rivers colored by catchment areas and weighted by size

Bill Murray – Foghorn

Dr. John Scala –  July 14-15, 1995 Derecho

Kevin Selle –  Foghorn

James Spann – NSSL

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Capital Weather Gang 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 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 703: Tracking The Trackers

WeatherBrains Episode 703 is now online (July 8, 2019). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain should be familiar to you – he’s the Chief Meteorologist of ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, Alabama, and has recently written and released a book entitled “Weathering Life”.  Also, you’ll recognize him as the weekly host of WeatherBrains.  James Spann, let’s talk books!

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Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • April 8, 1998 and the emergence of TV long-form tornado coverage
  • Tropical Storm Barry on the horizon?
  • Mississippi beaches closed to toxic algae
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Report from Tony Rice
  • and more!

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

WeatherBrains 101:   No WB101 this week

Web Sites from Episode 703:

Weathering Life by James Spann

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Foghorn

Dr. John Scala –  Out

Kevin Selle –  Foghorn

James Spann – Harmful Algal Blooms

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Capital Weather Gang 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 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 702: That Would Be My Clock

WeatherBrains Episode 702 is now online (July 1, 2019). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a National Aviation Meteorologist at the FAA Command Center near Warrenton, Virginia.  He earned his degree at the University of Oklahoma, and started a career in broadcasting immediately afterwards.  He then moved on to the NWS.  Michael Eckert, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Tonight’s Guest Panelist is Virginia storm chaser Chris White.  Welcome to the show!

Chris White

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Mid-Atlantic ChaserCon 2019
  • Dealing with forecasting random airmass summer thunderstorms
  • Hurricane Barbara forms in Eastern Pacific
  • James Spann officially releases his book
  • Controversy concerning NASCAR weather delay in Chicago
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Report from Tony Rice
  • and more!

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

WeatherBrains 101:   No WB101 this week

Web Sites from Episode 702:

Chris White Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Chris White – Mount Everest Weather Station

Michael Eckert – South Dakota tornado

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Out

Dr. John Scala – Severe storm ‘obliterated’ tents, sent 3 to hospital during Creation Fest

Kevin Selle – Footage shows Kentucky marina torn apart by tornado

James Spann – “Weathering Life” by James Spann

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Blackwater Falls 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 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 701: Better Luck Playing Pick Up Sticks With Your Butt Cheeks

WeatherBrains Episode 701 is now online (June 24, 2019). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a bestselling author and journalist.  He has been featured in mainstream publications such as Wired, Newsweek, Vanity Fair and the New York Times.  He’s written books about the internet and weather forecasting.  Andrew Blum, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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Tonight’s Guest Panelist is on the show this week to talk about his new documentary called “Tracking the Hurricanes”.   He tells the history of how he developed his methods of deploying cameras into hurricanes and live streaming them.  Mark Sudduth, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Public confidence in weather forecasts
  • Limitations on what the weather enterprise cannot do yet?
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Report from Tony Rice
  • and more!

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

WeatherBrains 101:   No WB101 this week

Web Sites from Episode 701:

Andrew Blum Twitter

HurricaneTrack.com

Picks of the Week:

Mark Sudduth – Florida’s Forgotten Coast

Andrew Blum – “The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future” by Andrew Blum

Nate Johnson – Gender Equity; What To Do & Say When You Don’t Know What To Do OR Say

Troy Kimmel – WeatherBell Maps

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Out

Dr. John Scala – Out

Brian Peters –  Out

Kevin Selle – Out

James Spann – Aerosol Optical Thickness Updating Forecast

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, Kim Klockow-McClain, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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