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WeatherBrains 560: Sending Out Investigators

WeatherBrains Episode 560 is now online (October 10, 2016). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Pumpkins for Fall 2016

Mark SudduthTonight’s Guest WeatherBrain was on Episode 416. He needs no introduction to weather fans which is most of our audience. He has worked in hurricane awareness and education since graduating from UNC-Wilmington in 1995. Over the past eighteen years, he has had the privilege of working with local, state and federal agencies to develop award-winning hurricane awareness projects. In addition, his work with business and industry to reach out to communities on a local level has led to several large-scale hurricane preparedness campaigns from Texas to Maine. He is the Founder of Mark Sudduth, welcome to WeatherBrains.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Extremes: 100 at Death Valley, CA. & Imperial, CA, and 20 at Mount Washington, NH
  • Very limited risk of severe weather across US
  • Nicole still churning in Central Atlantic, and
  • Nicole likely to become hurricane with direct hit on Bermuda Thursday
  • Death toll from Matthew climbs to 21, so far
  • Power outages/flooding still happening in North Carolina
  • Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice, sort of!
  • and more!

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

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101: This week the 101 episode features somewhat of a mini rant from the professor taking on the topic of landfall or landfalling. It seems this term was used a lot with Matthew and many times it was used improperly, so we take a look at what this term means and how it should be used.

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 560:

KVOE article about tornado warnings from KTA

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Picks of the Week:

Bill Murray – Big picture from Boston Globe

Brian Peters – Eagle saved after Matthew

Kevin Selle – Story about hatching Twitter

Rick Smith – Mashable article about hurricane ratings

James Spann – Haitian City’s race into 21st century

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Lightning sprites over Matthew

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. graphic

Pumpkin picture courtesy of Kevin Selle. Putting the credits way down low so Kevin doesn’t get a big head ! !

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