Archive for April 12th, 2022

WeatherBrains 847: Blurry In The Middle

WeatherBrains Episode 847 is now online (April 11th, 2022). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s show involves a very important and seldom discussed topic in the weather industry.  Our guest WeatherBrain and special guest is the Director of the NOAA Workplace Violence Prevention and Response Program.  Kelly Bonner, welcome!
Kelley Bonner
Also joining us as Guest Panelist is ABC 33/40 meteorologist Taylor Sarallo.  Thanks for joining us, Taylor!

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

  • Harassment issues in the weather community (08:30)
  • How do we encourage those to report instances of harassment? (20:40)
  • How do we provide support programs? (53:10)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:25:13)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (No segment this week)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • E-Mail Segment (01:27:40)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 847:

NOAA Workplace Violence Prevention and Response Program

Picks of the Week:

Kelly Bonner – RAINN

Bruce Jones –

Jen Narramore – Foghorn

Rick Smith – Red River Valley Tornado Outbreak 10 April 1979

Neil Jacobs – Blueprint for National Strategic Computing Reserve

Troy Kimmel – IEMBOT

Troy Kimmel – IEMBOT Emergency

Troy Kimmel – Unique Tulsa, OK Tornado Warning text

Kim Klockow-McClain – 2021 Fieldwork Toolkit Leadership Training Series

Bill Murray – “Weather Analysis and Forecasting Handbook” by Tim Vasquez

James Spann – April 11, 1965, Palm Sunday Tornado Outbreak

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.