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WeatherBrains 670: You Gridlocked at Two Inches

WeatherBrains Episode 670 is now online (November 19, 2018). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the former Meteorologist-in-charge of the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, New Jersey.  Gary Szatkowski, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Difficulty of precipitation-type winter forecasting
  • Snowmageddon-type event in New York similar to Atlanta/Birmingham event of 2014
  • Figuring out social media as a meteorologist
  • Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101:   No WB101 this week

Listener SurveyListener 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 670:

Gary Szatkowski Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Gary Szatkowski – Smoke Plume Tweet

Troy Kimmel – NWS Weather & Hazards

Kim Klockow-McClain –  Out

Bill Murray –  Foghorn

Dr. John Scala – How Autumn Leaves Could Help Pinpoint Tornadoes on Radar

Brian Peters –  Out

Kevin Selle –  New York Times: Delay, Deny and Deflect

James Spann – Snow Microphysics and the Top-Down Approach to Forecasting Winter Weather Precipitation Type

Aubrey Urbanowicz –  Out

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Nate Johnson, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle, Kim Klockow-McClain, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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WeatherBrains 669: I Hate The Wedge

WeatherBrains Episode 669 is now online (November 12, 2018). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a CFM who started working for the City of Austin, TX’s Watershed Protection Department as an intern in 1998, and joined the Flood Early Warning System (FEWS) team in 2006.  He serves as the Senior Systems Administrator, which is responsible for maintaining all IT hardware and software associated with FEWS.  He is also an on-call responder for flood events in Austin.  Working with Code for America, Matthew created AtxFloods.com in 2012.  Matthew Porcher, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Trace of snowfall at Wichita Falls, Texas
  • 9.5 inches of snow in parts of Texas Panhandle
  • Continued discussion on social media
  • Over 5 inches of rainfall in parts of East Alabama
  • Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101:   No WB101 this week

Listener SurveyListener 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 669:

City of Austin, Texas Official Website

ATXFloods

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain –  Out

Bill Murray –  Foghorn

Dr. John Scala – Current Year-to-Date Temperature and Precipitation Departures

Brian Peters –  Out

Kevin Selle –  Foghorn

James Spann – Global Warming vs. Solar Cooling

Aubrey Urbanowicz –  Fort Wagler Woodworking

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Nate Johnson, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle, Kim Klockow-McClain, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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WeatherBrains 668: I Would Like A Pocket Fisherman

WeatherBrains Episode 668 is now online (November 6, 2018). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain started her interest in weather in middle school when she was living in Florida and became fascinated with hurricanes.  She graduated in 1995 with a B.S. in meteorology from Penn State University.  She also has worked in radio as a broadcast meteorologist for the past 20 years.  She started her career at the Weather Channel, but now works for the Storm Report Radio Network in Ohio.  Jen Narramore, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Overnight tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in AL, MS, LA and TN
  • Arctic blast coming soon to eastern U. S.
  • Kevin takes issue with social media
  • Tornado alley shifting east?
  • Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101:   No WB101 this week

Listener SurveyListener 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 668:

Tornado Talk

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Jen Narramore – Newspapers

Kim Klockow-McClain –  Out

Bill Murray –  Out

Brian Peters –  Out

Kevin Selle –  Digital Meteorologist

Rick Smith –  Out

James Spann – SPC National Severe Weather Database Browser

Aubrey Urbanowicz –  Tornado Talk

Aubrey Urbanowicz –  Terrain and Landcover Effects of the Southern Appalachian Mountains on the Low-Level Rotational Wind Fields of Supercell Thunderstorms

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Nate Johnson, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Rick Smith, Kevin Selle, Kim Klockow-McClain, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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WeatherBrains 667: Old Data Is Better

WeatherBrains Episode 667 is now online (October 29, 2018). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

This week’s Guest WeatherBrain studied climatology at McGill University.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Climatology and her Master’s of Science in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences.  She studied at the climatic research unit in the UK, and her phD is in Historical Climatology and Atmospheric Circulations from the University of East Anglia.  She’s also worked as a researcher in residence at McGill University.  Dr. Victoria Slonosky, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Discussion on social media’s security issues/concerns
  • Possible severe weather on Halloween across the Mississippi Valley
  • Recent tornadoes in Oregon and New York State
  • Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101:   No WB101 this week

Listener SurveyListener 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 667:

Victoria C. Slonosky Profile

Data Rescue: Archives and Weather

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain –  Out

Bill Murray –  Gets the Foghorn

Brian Peters –  Out

Kevin Selle –  How Facebook Built a “Surveillance Machine”

Rick Smith –  Out

James Spann – Why We’re Stuck With An Inadequate Hurricane Rating System

Aubrey Urbanowicz –  ACRE Tweet

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Nate Johnson, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Rick Smith, Kevin Selle, Kim Klockow-McClain, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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