Archive for March, 2022

WeatherBrains 845: Exercise Will Kill You

WeatherBrains Episode 845 is now online (March 28th, 2022). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain was raised on a farm in El Dorado, Kansas.  He got his first job as afternoon announcer at KOYY radio, and has worked at several radio stations throughout his career.  He earned his Broadcast Meteorology certification at Mississippi State in 2006.  He is the President and co-founder of The Storm Report.  Dan Holiday, welcome to WeatherBrains!
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Also joining us on this episode is photojournalist Brian Emfinger.   He grew up in Arkansas and he’s been a photojournalist for 10 years.  A few years ago he started storm chasing full-time.  Brian, welcome!
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Our email officer Jen is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners. Reach us here: email@weatherbrains.com.

  • Future of radio (15:30)
  • Prior opportunities in storm chasing (24:00)
  • Time management in radio (40:15)
  • Looking back at famous red truck tornado video (01:13:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:31:29)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:33:01)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • E-Mail Segment (01:35:30)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 845:

The Storm Report

The Storm Report Twitter

Brian Emfinger Twitter

Brian Emfinger Facebook

Picks of the Week:

Dan Holiday – “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz

Bruce Jones – Foghorn

Jen Narramore – Patrick Allen Tweet

Rick Smith – Out

Neil Jacobs – Out

Troy Kimmel – Foghorn

Kim Klockow-McClain – Foghorn

Bill Murray – Out

James Spann – Pile up on 81 North near 114 – 116 mile marker

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Rick Smith, 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 844: Just Run

WeatherBrains Episode 844 is now online (March 21st, 2022). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a suggestion of friend of the podcast Jeremy Bower.  She’s a physical volcanologist at the Smithsonian Global Volcanism Program and an honorary research assistant at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. She completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree at the University of Waikato.  She completed her phD at the University of Pittsburg.  Dr. Janine Krippner, welcome!
Janine Krippner - The Plainspoken Scientist - AGU Blogosphere

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

  • Krakatoa eruption (22:15)
  • Volcanic tephra project (43:20)
  • What does an eruption sound like?  (48:30)
  • Volcanic worst case scenarios (57:55)
  • Texas tornadoes (01:04:05)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (No segment this week)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:27:20)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • E-Mail Segment (01:37:15)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 844:

Dr. Janine Krippner Twitter

Popular Volcanics podcast

Picks of the Week:

Bruce Jones – Foghorn

Jen Narramore – Public Weather Awareness Day

Rick Smith – Out

Neil Jacobs – Space Weather Conditions

Troy Kimmel – Foghorn

Kim Klockow-McClain – SPC Mesoscale Analysis

Bill Murray – Foghorn

James Spann – Bad Weather Takes Twitter

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Mid-Atlantic ChaserCon

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.