WeatherBrains 828: Haboobs Can Be Massive

WeatherBrains Episode 828 is now online (November 29th, 2021). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

This week’s guest WeatherBrain is a Phoenix based professional photographer, spending half the year shooting weddings and doing family portraits, and the other half chasing storms across the central plains of the United States and then back home in Arizona for monsoon season. He loves his wife Jina and three kids, Asher, Eli and Lyla, and enjoys drinking an old fashion while watching Succession on down days. Specializing in time-lapse and storm photography, Mike’s work has been licensed by major companies like Marvel Studios, Nat Geo, Al Gore, the BBC, Microsoft, Canon, Pearl Jam, Blake Shelton, Amblin Entertainment just to name a few.  Mike Olbinski, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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  • Origin of Mike’s storm chasing experiences (9:40)
  • Mike’s favorite storm chases (15:00)
  • Outside car vs inside car chasing (36:15)
  • Photography’s complex sorting-process (42:10)
  • Transitioning from weather to wedding photography (01:05:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:38:00)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 828:

Mike Olbinski Twitter

Pluto Trigger

Mike Oblinski Website

Picks of the Week:

Mike Olbinski – Mike Olbinski YouTube

Jen Narramore – Out

Rick Smith – Winter Safety

Neil Jacobs – Tropical Tidbits

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – ‘Where oh where is the data?‘: Identifying data sources for hydrometeorological impact forecasts and warnings in Aotearoa New Zealand

Bill Murray – Foghorn

John Knox – Out

James Spann – 1983 Iron Bowl

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Brad Panovich Tweet

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Rick Smith, Aubrey Urbanowicz, 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 827: Mom Is Playing Minecraft

WeatherBrains Episode 827 is now online (November 22nd, 2021). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

This week’s guest WeatherBrain is a writer, navigator and an explorer.  He is the Sunday Times bestselling author of “The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs”, one of the world’s only books related to natural navigation.  He’s written for Sunday Times, New York Times, and the BBC.  He recently wrote a book called “The Secret World of Weather”.  Tristan Gooley, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Our email officer Jen is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners. Reach us here: email@weatherbrains.com.

  • General approach to weather probabilities (26:00)
  • Farm animal folklore (27:45)
  • What is an external reference to direction? (37:50)
  • Folklore relating to halos (51:30)
  • What is the primary motivation of exploring?  (1:14:30)
  • Signs of meteorological changes in TV weather people??? (1:30:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (1:35:35)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:37:57)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 827:

Tristan Gooley Amazon List of Publications

Tristan Gooley website

Picks of the Week:

Jen Narramore – Out

Rick Smith – Out

Neil Jacobs – Yosemitebear Mountain Double Rainbow

Troy Kimmel – 1World’s major hurricane activity takes unusual 8-week pause

Kim Klockow-McClain – AMS Weather Band Community and Citizen Science Symposium

Bill Murray – BHAM slang term “Respect the Polygon”

John Knox – Out

James Spann – 12 Stunning Photos of Weather Events

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Out

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Rick Smith, Aubrey Urbanowicz, 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.