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WeatherBrains 574: Never Used It on Either End

WeatherBrains Episode 574 is now online (January 16, 2017). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

*** See revised information at the end of this page ***

Jesus Haro, MIC NWS San FranciscoTonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the Meteorologist in Charge at the National Weather Service in San Francisco Bay Area/Monterey. Mr. Haro was on a previous WeatherBrains show (Episode 465) when he was the MIC at the NWS Office in El Paso, TX. Jesus Haro, welcome back to WeatherBrains!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Extremes: 84 at Harlingen, TX, & Marathon, FL, and -37 at Stanley, ID
  • Big ice storm winding down in Central US
  • Only marginal severe weather risks in southern US next few days
  • Unseasonably warm across the Southeast US
  • Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is out this week.

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101: Snow covered 49 percent of the Lower 48 at last check, so when the weather turns warmer, snow melt could become an issue. So what is snow melt and how does it contribute to flooding? That’s the topic for this episode of WeatherBrains 101.

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 574:

NWS San Franciso

Tsunami Warning Center

Drought Monitor

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Picks of the Week:

Bill Murray – Gets the fog horn!

Brian Peters – WPC Probabilistic Winter Precipitation Guidance

James Spann – Interactive weather satellite imagery

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

The following note was penned to the WeatherBrains gang by Tim Bice.

Lady and Gents,

You mentioned on the most recent WB that you had not heard of the NWS offices on Instagram. As Jesse mentioned there are several experimental offices. Here is a list for your enjoyment:

NWS Sacramento
NWS Missoula
NWS Seattle
NWS San Francisco
NWS El Paso (a personal favorite)
NWS San Antonio
NWS Wakefield
NWS Columbia
NWS Hastings
NWS Sioux Falls
NWS Juneau
NWS Fairbanks

Have a great day and enjoy the picture viewing,

Tim (Bice)

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