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WeatherBrains 403: Convention Special

WeatherBrains Episode 403 is now online (October 14, 2013). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Not just one or two guests tonight, but a cavalcade of guests as Bill Murray brings a variety of people to the WeatherBrains microphone in a corner of the National Weather Association annual meeting in Charleston, SC. Contributing to the show comments are Rich Thomas from Montgomery, AL, Miles Muzio from Bakersfield, CA, Rob Fowler from WCBD Charleston, SC, Josh Rubenstein from Los Angeles, CA, Don Schwenneker from Raleigh, NC, Dave Freeman from Wichita, KS, Nick Walker from Atlanta, GA, Janice Bunting from Norman, OK, the new Executive Director of the NWA, Shelby Hays from Oklahoma City, OK, Matt Ernst from Lubbock, TX, and Bruce Thomas from Kansas City, MO.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Extremes: 93 at Edinburg & Georgetown, TX, and 17 at Stanley, ID, Truckee, CA, & Spring Valley State Park, NV
  • Tropics still quiet
  • NWA rolling out certification for weather people behind the scenes
  • Weather Channel rolling out new graphics in a few months
  • NWA moving offices to Norman, OK
  • Coolest air of the season coming east
  • and more!
  • Our email bag officer is on vacation so we’ll have a double bag next week.

    From The Weather Center:

    WeatherBrains 101: Last week the dissipating Gulf storm, Karen, created some serious rip currents along the coast. So in this episode we take a look at what these are and how they can be a serious hazard to swimmers.

    TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of October.

    Listener SurveyListener Surveys: Okay, we continue to drive this topic into the ground, but we really do like to hear from you. Many thanks to everyone who has taken the time to fill out the Listener Survey. The survey takes just a minute or two to complete and provides us with an opportunity to learn where you are and hear your thoughts and comments on the show. Click here to take the survey.

    Web Sites from Episode 403:

    National Weather Association

    Earthquake in Phillipines

    Picks of the Week:

    Nate Johnson – South Dakota blizzard last week

    Bill Murray – Twitter hash tag #NWAS13

    Brian Peters – Rip Current Safety from NOAA

    James Spann – Joint Typhoon Warning Center

    The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like JB Elliott, Nate Johnson, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather. graphic


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