WeatherBrains Episode 501 is now online (August 27, 2015). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!
Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain #1 is a show alum and one of the leading tropical experts in the world. He is an Associate Professor in the Meteorology Department at the University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, and is part of the Coastal Weather Research Center. As a meteorologist, he achieved the rank of Major in the Air Force and Lt. Colonel in the Air Force Reserve. He was the Director of Meteorology at the Air Force Academy. Dr. Keith Blackwell, welcome back to WeatherBrains.
Tonight’s 2nd Guest WeatherBrain began his NWS career in Slidell, LA. After stops in Corpus Christi, Birmingham, Fort Worth, and NWS Headquarters, he is now back in Slidell, LA, as the Meteorologist in Charge. Ken Graham, welcome back to the show!
Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:
- Extremes: 118 at Death Valley, CA, and 32 at Stanley, ID, and Baraga Plains, MI
- Tropical storm Erika passing Puerto Rico
- Potential for storm to affect Florida
- Fairly mild temperatures across the Continental US
- and more!
Aubrey will be back in the next show to handle the incoming mail.
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The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Nate Johnson, Bill Murray, 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.