WeatherBrains 965: When You Don’t Know, You Don’t Know

WeatherBrains Episode 965 is now online (July 15th, 2024). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the Director of the Hydrologic Operations Division with the Harris County Flood Control District and is a Degreed Meteorologist in the Harris County/Houston area.  He implements a regular communication with multiple agencies, elected officials and media partners during episodes of severe weather and activations.  He oversees the operation of the District’s flood operations as well as the Flood Warning System and the flood forecasting efforts.  He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology from Texas A&M.  He’s also known for his constant reporting and calm demeanor during 2017’s Hurricane Harvey.  Jeff Lindner, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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  • Dangerous squall line approaching Chicago area (02:00)
  • Looking back at Houston derecho event Spring 2024 (08:00)
  • Glimpse at ongoing Houston-area power outage issues following Hurricane Beryl (09:00)
  • Preparing for extended power outages (15:00)
  • Waning attention spans with the public when trying to distribute weather information (36:30)
  • Forecasts vs post-event impacts (39:00)
  • Revisiting 2017’s Hurricane Harvey (01:11:00)
  • 183,000 still without power in Houston area as of 07/15/24 (01:36:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:22:15)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (No segment this week)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:24:36)
  • E-Mail Segment
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 965:  

Jeff Lindner on X

Picks of the Week:

Jeff Lindner – Weather Insights Podcast

James Aydelott – USA TODAY: Heat wave death count keeps growing, but true toll is higher

Jen Narramore – Out

Rick Smith – Out

Neil Jacobs – Out

Troy Kimmel – Foghorn

Kim Klockow-McClain – CNA National Security Analysis

Bill Murray – Out

James Spann – Barry Butler Photography on X: Triple Lightning Strike at 1221am

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Rick Smith, James Aydelott, Jen Narramore, Dr. Neil Jacobs, and Dr. Kim Klockow-McClain. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating podcast about weather.

WeatherBrains 964: Rope Burn On My Knuckle

WeatherBrains Episode 964 is now online (July 8th, 2024). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a professional storm chaser and field weather reporter for The Weather Channel.  He’s known for his extensive use of drones and live-streaming technology to document severe weather events across the country.  He travels over 60,000 miles a year to provide impactful weather coverage and to support local communities and people with his expertise.  Charles Peek, it’s great to have you with us on tonight’s episode.

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  • Hurricane Beryl makes landfall in Texas (20:30)
  • Inland impacts/Houston area aftermath (25:00)
  • Witnessing positive help as a photographer after weather disasters (42:20)
  • Abnormally active tornado activity in ArkLaTex with remnants of Beryl (58:00)
  • Comparing Beryl to 2005’s Rita in terms of post landfall tornado activity (01:00:00)
  • Importance of empathy in weather forecasting (01:05:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:40:25)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:42:42)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:44:22)
  • E-Mail Segment
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 964:  

WeatherCall

Charles Peek Reporter/Weather Photography on Facebook

Charles Peek on X

Picks of the Week:

James Aydelott – 124F at Palm Springs, CA

Jen Narramore – Waterspout destroys family’s Citrus County fish camp but not the memories made there

Rick Smith – Out

Neil Jacobs – SARSAT

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – OFF THE GRID: U.S. Power Outage Tracker

Bill Murray – Tropical Tidbits

James Spann – NWS Shreveport on X: Photo of 63 Beryl-related tornado warnings issued

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Rick Smith, James Aydelott, Jen Narramore, Dr. Neil Jacobs, and Dr. Kim Klockow-McClain. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating podcast about weather.