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WeatherBrains 871: Cat Turd Graphics Package

WeatherBrains Episode 871 is now online (September 26th, 2022). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a suggestion of meteorologist Anna Wolverton.  He is the SOO (Science Operations Officer) at the National Weather Service in Jackson, MS.  He’s held this position since 2015, and he’s been with the NWS since 1999.  He graduated from Northeast Louisiana University (Now ULM) in 1998.  Chad Entremont, welcome to WeatherBrains!

A conversation with Entremont on National Weather Service | The Northside Sun

Also briefly joining us is the creator of HurricaneTrack.com, Mark Sudduth.  Thanks for joining us, Mark!

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

  • Looking back at December 16, 2000 Tuscaloosa tornado (13:53)
  • Typical day as the SOO at the NWS (15:00)
  • Analysis of Hattiesburg, MS 2014 tornado (26:00)
  • Proper tone of tornado warnings (52:30)
  • Wide-reaching effect of Hurricane Ian potentially paralleling western Florida peninsula (58:15)
  • Model performance concerning Hurricane Ian (1:05:35)
  • Politicized social-media threats toward meteorologists (01:30:30)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:20:50)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (No segment this week)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:22:34)
  • E-Mail Segment (0
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 871:

Chad Entremont Twitter

Mark Sudduth Twitter

HurricaneTrack

Picks of the Week:

James Aydelott – August tornado near Reform, AL from 2017

Jen Narramore – Hurricane Track

Jen Narramore – Hurricane Landfall Project

Rick Smith – NWS New Orleans Tweet

Neil Jacobs – Rip Current Webinar

Neil Jacobs – Hurricane Fiona swell unloads at a shallow North Carolina sandbar

Troy Kimmel – Key West Streaming Cam

Kim Klockow-McClain – Did local Indian mounds save Tampa Bay from Irma’s worst? Some say yes

Kim Klockow-McClain – Tomer Burg Twitter

Bill Murray – Foghorn

James Spann – Port Tampa Webcam

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 870: To Ruin My Day, I Go To Twitter

WeatherBrains Episode 870 is now online (September 19th, 2022). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a weather sensation and well-known YouTuber.  He was born and raised in eastern Kentucky.  He is an American meteoroloigical analyst and YouTube personality. He is best known for his weather forecast discussions, a weather model commentary show centered on forecasting short term and long term weather events. Ryan started creating weather videos online when he was only 14 years old. He created a website that aimed to predict school closings in his local area and drew thousands of visitors per season. His current YouTube channel, “Ryan Hall, Y’all” was created in 2012. However, no content was actually uploaded to this channel until January of 2021, when he started making his weather themed videos. Ryan Hall, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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

  • Example of youtube weather enthusiast’s business model (20:00)
  • Managing polarization between groups online  (01:20:00)
  • Using hyperbole in weather-related thumbnails (38:00)
  • A deeper look into Ryan’s work setup and it’s evolution (57:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:53:27)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:55:44)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • E-Mail Segment
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 870:

Ryan Hall Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Ryan Hall – Johnson_Wx tweet

James Aydelott – Rick Thoman tweet

James Aydelott – A couple of fishing vessels with current GPS locations in the central Bering Sea

Jen Narramore – Baron launches toolkit to identify risk of flash flooding up to two hours in advance

Rick Smith – Fall Safety

Neil Jacobs – Out

Troy Kimmel – FAA WeatherCams

Kim Klockow-McClain – Rep. Cori Bush is introducing legislation to protect workers following six deaths last year caused by a tornado hitting an Amazon warehouse.

Bill Murray – Foghorn

James Spann – Kevin Lighty tweet

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.