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WeatherBrains 116: Working a Weather Shift

WeatherBrains Episode 116 is now online (April 15, 2008). This is THE netcast audio program for people who absolutely love everything weather.

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Working a TV Weather Shift What a turn around as we record the show during the morning. And James is at home while Brian works at the ABC 3340 station. We discuss the trials of working a profession that requires 24-hours of operation. JB discusses some lonely callers who called a weather office to chat or play the piano.

Mailbag: And James Spann puts his hand into our mail bag to review feedback from listeners. Tough to do when you have another active week of weather.

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101: Shelf clouds – can you get one at Lowe’s or Home Depot? Probably not. But that never keeps the illustrious professor from tackling a topic. So we delve into some of the aspects of shelf clouds and what makes them tick.

Listener SurveyListener Surveys: Okay, we’ve driven 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.

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Serious about the weather? Stratus Station, our sponsor, has a great product for monitoring live weather for almost anyone from television stations to emergency management.

SPC Risk Definitions

Bahamas Weather Conference Debate Scroll down to the bottom and look for the title “Two Fronts Collide: A Panel on Global Warming.”

James Spann corrals the usual collection of weather geeks including JB Elliott and Brian Peters for this look at the field of weather in the latest episode of WeatherBrains.

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