WeatherBrains Episode 537 is now online (May 2, 2016). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!
Coming from the Weather Channel for this episode is Thomas Niziol, winter weather expert. Weather Channel celebrating it’s anniversary from the start in 1982.
He worked his whole NWS career, 32 years, in the office at Buffalo, NY. He also served on the Olympic Weather Support Team to the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City.
A 32-year forecasting veteran, Tom joined The Weather Channel after working as the meteorologist-in-charge at the National Weather Service in Buffalo, NY. While in Buffalo, he also directed research and science operations working with partners like Emergency Management and other local and national government agencies. Before that, Tom was an associate atmosphere scientist at Calspan Corporation in Buffalo, NY, where he conducted scientific research from field studies through contract publications for atmospheric studies. Throughout his career, Niziol has authored several research papers and poster sessions on winter weather forecasting and has toured the country speaking at numerous meteorological conferences.
Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:
- Extremes: 93 at Orlando, FL, Thermal, CA, & Death Valley, CA, and 12 at Aspen Springs, CO, & Walden, CO
- After an active weekend, convective weather abating some this week
- Decidedly cooler over eastern half of the US at the end of week
- Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
- and more!
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From The Weather Center:
WeatherBrains 101:In this episode of WeatherBrains 101 we take a look at another major player who made significant contributions to the field of meteorology. Namely, Herbert Riehl whose name was mentioned a couple of week ago as a colleague of Dr. Bill Gray and who is often thought of as the father of tropical meteorology.
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Picks of the Week:
Bill Murray – Buffalo flakes
Thomas Niziol – NASA worldview
Brian Peters – Windows 10 Upgrade photo bombs weather segment
Kevin Selle – Storm Warriors
Rick Smith – SPC Product Descriptions
James Spann – Drone footage of tornado warned storm near DC
Aubrey Urbanowicz – Drone video of severe storm over Harrisonburg
SkyDavers Blog – The Fog Bank
The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Nate Johnson, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Rick Smith, Kevin Selle, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.