WeatherBrains Episode 453 is now online (September 29, 2014). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!
Tonight’s Guest Panelist forecasts weather on weekend mornings and reports weekdays for KOCO 5 News in Oklahoma City. She joined KOCO 5’s First Alert Storm Team in 2011. Dozier holds the CBM (Certified Broadcast Meteorologist) seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society, the highest professional certification from the nation’s premier organization for broadcast meteorologists.
Dozier started her broadcast career in Abilene, Texas, where she worked for more than four years forecasting weather on the southern fringe of “Tornado Alley.” She helped produce and edit an AP-award-winning 30-minute weather show while serving there. Danielle Dozier, welcome to WeatherBrains.
Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the show’s Resident Astronomer. He is a regular contributor as well. He is a Solar System Ambassador with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Tony Rice, welcome to the show.
Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:
Extremes: 99 at Death Valley, CA, and 23 at Bodie State Park, CA
Kevin is moving to Wichita Falls, TX
Slight risk for severe storms next couple of days in Central US
Lots of Hail in Colorado today
Our email bag officer details the incoming messages from our listeners.
From The Weather Center:
WeatherBrains 101: Diagnosing the atmosphere to make a forecast requires lots of resources, so for this episode of 101 we take a look at one of the indices that helps to identify instability, the lifted index.
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Web Sites from Episode 453:
Solar Ambassadors Web Page
KOCO-TV Weather Page
Kevin’s New Station
WeatherBrains T-shirt Selfies
Picks of the Week:
Danielle Dozier – About Bowling
Nate Johnson – Flight Dumps Fuel for Emergency Landing
Brian Peters – Hail Pictures from Colorado
Tony Rice – Picture Pointers for Astronomy Photography
John Scala – 1927 St. Louis Tornado Destruction
Kevin Selle – Fog Video
Rick Smith – Article: Why Rumors Outrace the Truth Online
James Spann – ello Web Page
Aubrey Urbanowicz – AMS Bookstore
SkyDavers Blog – The Fog Bank
The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Nate Johnson, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Dr. John Scala, Rick Smith, Kevin Selle, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.