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WeatherBrains 767: Seven Figure Researcher

WeatherBrains Episode 767 is now online (September 28th, 2020). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain has over 40 years experience in broadcast meteorology.  He currently works at WIVB-TV in Buffalo, NY.  Don Paul, welcome to WeatherBrains!

WKBW's Don Paul. | Weather report, Meteorologist, Image

Tonight’s second Guest WeatherBrain is former ABC 33/40 broadcast meteorologist and longtime friend of the show John Oldshue.  He discusses the recent landfall of Category 2 Hurricane Sally in Baldwin County, Alabama.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Past major weather events in Buffalo, NY
  • What can the weather enterprise improve upon in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally?
  • 85 mph hurricane vs. 105 mph hurricane
  • Mandatory vs. voluntary evacuations ahead of hurricane landfalls
  • This Week in Tornado History with Jen
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • and more!

 

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Web Sites from Episode 767:

Don Paul Twitter

NASA: Climate Change and Global Warming

Picks of the Week:

John Oldshue – Fairhope Now

Bruce Jones – ‘Completely botched:’ Failed emergency alerts raise questions for future disasters

Jen Narramore – Ed Piotrowski Tweet

Nate Johnson – David Finfrock Recovering After Being Bitten by Rattlesnake Monday

Troy Kimmel – NOAA’s former satellite now providing weather data to the U.S. military

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – WeatherGeeks

James Spann – Migrating Tornadoes Bring Heightened Danger to the Southeast

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Evan Fisher Tweet

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

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WeatherBrains 766: I’ve Slept On Unsatisfactory Couches

WeatherBrains Episode 766 is now online (September 21st, 2020). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is known as the “Sprite chaser”.  He travels around North America to document this phenomenon and holds workshops to help others enjoy the beauty of this phenomenon.  He is originally from the UK and moved to Canada in 2000.  Paul Smith, welcome!

Our second Guest WeatherBrain is a musician, songwriter, filmmaker and professional storm chaser from Houston, Texas.  Hank Schyma, welcome!

Photo by Jay Dryden

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Transient Luminous Events (TLEs)
  • Tropical Storm Beta inches toward Texas coast landfall
  • Mandatory evacuations vs. voluntary evacuations before tropical landfalls
  • NWS Lake Charles to resume operations
  • Struggles women face in broadcast meteorology
  • This Week in Tornado History with Jen
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

 

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Web Sites from Episode 766:

The Sprite Chaser

Paul Smith Twitter

Hank Schyma Twitter

Pecos Hank

Picks of the Week:

Hank Schyma – The Social Dilemma

Bruce Jones – National Preparedness Month 2020

Jen Narramore – Virtual WeatherReady Fest 2020

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – NWS Lake Charles, LA

Kim Klockow-McClain –  Out

Bill Murray – Foghorn

James Spann – White House moves ahead with Ryan Maue, meteorologist and critic of dire climate predictions, for NOAA chief scientist

Aubrey Urbanowicz – “Storm of the Century: The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935” by Willie Drye

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

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