WeatherBrains Episode 536 is now online (April 25, 2016). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!
This episode of WeatherBrains will look back five years to the historic weather events of April 27, 2011, in the Southeast US, especially Alabama. Joining us tonight is Kim Cross, author of What Stands in a Storm, a story that traces the events that day through compelling stories from the people who survived that day. Also part of the discussion includes Stephen Latimer, Forecaster NWS Huntsville, AL, and Jim Stefkovich, Meteorologist-in-Charge, NWS Birmingham, AL.
Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:
- Extremes: 101 at Cotulla, TX, and Laredo, TX, and 13 at Mount Washington, NH
- Moderate risk for severe weather in Nation’s heartland for Day 2 (see graphic below)
- Drought still strong in southern California
- Very little cold weather in US
- High wind/dry conditions in Southwest US
- Some winter weather in Central Rockies
- Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
- and more!
Our email bag officer (Aubrey) is back with a summary of emails from our listeners.
From The Weather Center:
WeatherBrains 101: No WeatherBrains 101 for this episode.
Listener 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 536:
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Picks of the Week:
Kim Cross – Bo Bikes Bama
Nate Johnson – ASCII weather art
Stephen Latimer & Jim Stefkovich – NWS interactive site for April 27, 2011, stories/pictures
Bill Murray – NOAA Interactive Maps for April 27, 2011
Brian Peters – SPC WCM 25-Year tornado averages
Kevin Selle – Turn Around, Don’t Drown
James Spann – NWS Louisville, KY, Shareholders Report
Aubrey Urbanowicz – Rocky Mtn Fire 2016, Shenandoah Valley
SkyDavers Blog – The Fog Bank
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.