Archive for September 12th, 2023

WeatherBrains 921: Moon the Pool

WeatherBrains Episode 921 is now online (September 11th, 2023). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s podcast comes to you live from the NWA Annual Meeting 2023 in Kansas City.

Stopping by to chat includes the MIC at the NWS in Louisville John Gordon, Milwaukee’s WISN-12 Chief Met Mark Baden, NWS Norman’s Vivek Mahale, SPC’s and friend of the show Greg Carbin, Chief Meteorologist for KMBC-TV Kansas City Bryan Busby, MIC for NWS Houston Jeffry Evans, KAIT-TV’s Ryan Vaughan, NWS Director Ken Graham, NWS Deputy Director Michelle Mainelli and meteorologist Todd Yakoubian. ¬†Thanks so much for visiting with us tonight.

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

  • Challenges of warning/rating QLCS tornadoes (07:30)
  • Timing issues with radar and streaming/evolution of technology (19:00)
  • Conflicting messages between tornado safety and flood safety (43:00)
  • NWS Chat 2.0 implementation (53:00)
  • March 2023 Little Rock tornado coverage/Todd Yakoubian (01:17:00)
  • Hurricane Lee/model analysis (01:32:30)
  • HAFS-A/HAFS-B analysis and differences (01:33:30)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:28:35)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:30:30)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • E-Mail Segment
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 921:

2023 NWA Annual Meeting Kansas City, MO

Picks of the Week:

James Aydelott – NWA Bathroom photo

Jen Narramore – May 2013 Granbury, TX EF4 Tornado

Rick Smith – Foghorn

Neil Jacobs – National Data Buoy Center

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – Foghorn

Bill Murray – Foghorn

James Spann – Gary Hershorn on X – Tribute in Light/Lightning Photo

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.