Archive for September 13th, 2022

WeatherBrains 869: Holy %^#&$^#$!

WeatherBrains Episode 869 is now online (September 12th, 2022). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain grew up in Athens, Alabama.  She earned her degree in meteorology at the University of South Alabama, and earned her graduate degree at Mississippi State University.  She is the MIC (meteorologist-in-charge) at the NWS Forecast Office in Nashville, TN.  She’s been employed by the NWS for over 20 years and has previously worked at the NWS offices in Amarillo, Memphis, and Huntsville.  Krissy Hurley, welcome to the show!

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

  • Looking back at March 2nd, 2020 central TN tornado (18:15)
  • Waverly, TN Flood event (21:15)
  • Issues with victim-blaming flood victims (58:00)
  • National Water Center improvements and assistance with flash flood warnings (01:23:15)
  • Unusually quiet Atlantic Basin tropical activity (01:35:45)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:27:36)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:30:18)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • E-Mail Segment (01:31:00)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 869:

NWS Nashville Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Krissy Hurley – Past Weather Events

Krissy Hurley – CDC Social Vulnerability Index

James Aydelott – NWS Norman Tweet

Jen Narramore – Sam Kuffel Tweet

Rick Smith – RAW VIDEO: Surveillance video shows catastrophic flooding in Waverly

Neil Jacobs – Spiders parachuting into the southeast? Don’t panic, experts say

Neil Jacobs – UGA scientists confirm first North American record of East Asian Joro spider

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – Homebuyers With Access to Flood-Risk Data Bid on Lower-Risk Homes

Bill Murray – Out

James Spann – PHOTOS: Extreme flooding devastates Humphreys County

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Rick Smith, James Aydelott, 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.