WeatherBrains Episode 498 is now online (August 10, 2015). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!
Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from MIT. He started with NOAA’s Hurricane Division in 1984 before coming to the National Hurricane Center in 1999 where he was a Hurricane Specialist for ten seasons. He was named Branch Chief of the Hurricane Specialist Unit in January, 2009. James Franklin, welcome to WeatherBrains!
Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:
- Extremes: 114 at Death Valley, CA. and 30 at Walden, CO
- Hilda may affect Hawaiian Islands
- Atlantic Basin remains quiet
- Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
- and more!
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From The Weather Center:
WeatherBrains 101: For this episode of WeatherBrains 101 we take a look at a common occurrence during the summer months, haze!
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Picks of the Week:
James Franklin – Hurricane Forecast Accuracy
Nate Johnson – NOAA weatherView
Brian Peters – Lightning Compilation
Bill Murray – Layered Precipitable Water product
John Scala – 10 Years Later: 2005 Hurricane Season
Rick Smith – Scary tornado in Taiwan
James Spann – Resurgence in Podcasts
SkyDavers Blog – The Fog Bank
The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Nate Johnson, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Dr. John Scala, Rick Smith, Kevin Selle, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.