Archive for July 13th, 2021

WeatherBrains 808: Peanut Butter Sandwich and Sweet Tea

WeatherBrains Episode 808 is now online (July 12th, 2021). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a lifelong weather enthusiast, storm chaser and a photographer.  He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He’s also a former TV meteorologist.  Chris Manzeck, welcome!

    • What is radio occultation?  (4:00)
    • Spire and availability of proprietary data set of radio occultation (13:50)
    • History of Spire (34:50)
    • Death Valley reaches 130F (1:02:40)
    • 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 808:

NHC Storm Wallet Scanning Project

Spire: Global Data and Analytics

Chris Manzeck Instagram

Picks of the Week:

Chris Manzeck – Kestrel weather instruments

Jen Narramore – Out

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – Iowa State PSH Statements

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Tuscaloosa, AL EF4 Tornado Compilation

James Spann – Hurricane database

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Out

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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