Archive for November 2nd, 2022

WeatherBrains 876: I Don’t Tweet, I Toot

WeatherBrains Episode 876 is now online (November 1st, 2022). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!


Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the Science and Operations Officer at the NWS in Jackson, Kentucky.  Dustin Jordan, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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

  • Notable severe weather outbreaks near Jackson, KY (35:25)
  • Engaging and informing in social media (01:10:00)
  • Growing phenomena of social media “meteorologists” (01:19:20)
  • Reactions to Ken Graham’s selection as Director of NOAA’s NWS (01:25:20)
  • Culture differences at various NWS offices (01:31:20)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:34:30)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:36:56)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • E-Mail Segment (01:38:20)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 876:

Dustin Jordan Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Dustin Jordan – Historic July 26th-July 30th, 2022 Eastern Kentucky Flooding

James Aydelott – Fog Wave Timelapse

Jen Narramore – Tornado Talk Summary: Caribou-Connor, ME F2 Tornado

Rick Smith – Twister Kid Tweet

Neil Jacobs – NASA announces 16 people who will study UFOs to see what’s natural—and what isn’t

Troy Kimmel – U.S. Streams Are Drying Up

Kim Klockow-McClain – Impact-based Forecasts and Warnings workshop series registration

Bill Murray – Radio Lab Podcast

James Spann – NWS Flagstaff Tweet

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.