WeatherBrains Episode 488 is now online (June 1, 2015). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!
Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is an award winning environmental journalist who has reported on water from the Suwannee River to Singapore. She has authored three books including the recently released Rain: A Natural and Cultural History. She lives in Gainesville, FL. Cynthia Barnett, welcome to WeatherBrains.
And tonight’s Guest Panelist is the Chief Meteorologist at NBC 6 in Miami. His coverage has won Emmys and recognition from the AMS and NWA. He holds all the seals and is a CBM and a CCM. So we welcome John Toohey-Morales to the show!
Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:
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From The Weather Center:
WeatherBrains 101: June 1st marks the beginning of a number of different weather seasons with the beginning of the Atlantic Hurricane Season probably the best known. It also marks the beginning of the unofficial lightning season, so for this episode, we’re going to take a look at some interesting information about lightning and thunder.
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Picks of the Week:
Bill Murray – Storm Evader from OU
Brian Peters – China’s railway system (plus weather)
John Scala – May 31, 1985, Tornado Outbreak
Kevin Selle – Wichita Falls Potable Water Reuse Project
Rick Smith – Experimental 1 minute visible satellite loop
James Spann – James Spann’s article in Medium
Aubrey Urbanowicz – Hurricanes and the Middle Atlantic States
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.