Archive for March, 2021

WeatherBrains 793: Beard Envy

WeatherBrains Episode 793 is now online (March 29th, 2021). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is John De Block, who is the Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the NWS in Birmingham.  Welcome back to the show!

Also joining us as second Guest WeatherBrain is a Professor of Meteorology at at the University of Georgia.  He’s made several prior appearances on WeatherBrains.  Hailing from Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. John Knox, welcome back to WeatherBrains!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Second high risk outlook in two weeks for Southeast (6:05)
  • NWS Chat (19:30)
  • 4 confirmed EF3s tornadoes from 3/25/21 tornado outbreak (53:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • This Week in Tornado History with Jen
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • and more!

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 Web Sites from Episode 793:

Atmospheric Sciences Program University of Georgia

Picks of the Week:

Bruce Jones – 1974 Jim Beam Distillery Tornado

Jen Narramore – Out

Nate Johnson – MEA488

Troy Kimmel – Japan’s Kyoto cherry blossoms peak on earliest date in 1,200 years, a sign of climate change

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Foghorn

James Spann – Live ABC 33/40 Tornado Coverage – March 25, 2021

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Mike Olbinski 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 792: Minion Of MOS

WeatherBrains Episode 792 is now online (March 22nd, 2021). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain has done more things in meteorology than we can mention, but we will say that he won the National Weather Association Lifetime Achievement Award for improving marine safety through increasing the number of marine weather observations.  David Gilhousen…welcome to WeatherBrains!

Tonight’s Guest Panelist is the Director of Research and Modeling at WeatherFlow, Inc. An engineer and meteorological scientist by trade, He leads WeatherFlow’s forecast systems and severe storm product development, overseeing a talented team capable of turning innovative ideas into functioning systems. An avid outdoorsman and observational meteorologist, He brings a unique blend of academic and applied skills to the company since joining in 2011.  Dr. Marty Bell, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Misconceptions about tornadoes (16:00)
  • “Overwarning and needless words” in weather (55:25)
  • Objective prediction of storm-specific cones (59:45)
  • Discussion of Tempest weather device (76:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • This Week in Tornado History with Jen
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • and more!

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

 Web Sites from Episode 792:

Midland Weather Radios

WeatherFlow

Picks of the Week:

Dr. Marty Bell – Team New Zealand launches sleek 75-foot America’s Cup yacht

Bruce Jones – Tsunami Preparedness Week

Jen Narramore – Out

Nate Johnson –  National Weather Association Foundation

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Goodbye Greek Alphabet Hurricanes – Hello Names With Q or Z?

James Spann – Rocket City Weather Fest

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Mid-Atlantic Chaser Con

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.

Audible.com grhic