WeatherBrains Episode 554 is now online (August 29, 2016). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!
This episode of WeatherBrains takes a look back on the 11th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
John Zarrella is this week’s guest WeatherBrain; he worked for CNN from 1981–2013. In addition to covering numerous hurricanes and tropical storms, he was the principal correspondent for CNN’s coverage of the U.S. space program, covering such events such as John Glenn’s 1998 return to space, the Mars Pathfinder mission and numerous space shuttle launches.
Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:
- Extremes: 113 at Death Valley, CA, and 34 at Lake Yellowstone, WY, Truckee, CA, & West Yellowstone, MT
- Heading into meteorological Fall but still hot
- Tropical Atlantic has sprung into action
- Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
- and more!
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Picks of the Week:
Nate Johnson – The Watch & Warning Rainbow
Bill Murray – National Weather Association WeatherReady Fest 2016
Kevin Selle – Drone data used to upgrade storm
James Spann – 30-minute tornado warnings?
Aubrey Urbanowicz – NOAA Hazard and Data Viewer
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.