Archive for April 9th, 2024

WeatherBrains 951: Wiring Boats, Cooking, and Fishing

WeatherBrains Episode 951 is now online (April 8th, 2024). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s episode is a home grown show with the regulars where we will be discussing  a hodgepodge of topics in the weather world and beyond.  We do these from time to time… thanks for tuning in for an all new WeatherBrains.

Bruce Jones of Midland Weather Radio also is back to discuss the importance of NOAA Weather Radio and its timely warnings and information.

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

  • Where were you during the solar eclipse?  (03:00)
  • Fighting eclipse disinformation on social media (11:30)
  • What makes a good resume according to Dr. Jacobs  (24:00)
  • Rapid change in culture concerning FAR/False-alarm ratio (31:00)
  • Mitigating loss of life of those who live in manufactured housing during severe weather events (43:45)
  • 26th anniversary of April 8th, 1998 Birmingham, AL F5 tornado
  • Rampant conspiracy theories appearing online and the dangerous threats experienced by broadcasters (01:03:00)
  • Preliminary hurricane season analysis (01:27:40)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (No segment this week)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:09:00)
  • E-Mail Segment (No segment this week)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 951:  

AMS Weather Band

Midland Radio

Picks of the Week:

Bruce Jones – “On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods – Northern Reaches” by Bruce Bjornstad

James Aydelott – Cloud Meme

Jen Narramore – Xenia, OH F5 Tornado April 3, 1974

Rick Smith – Out

Neil Jacobs – College of Dupage: Satellite and Radar

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – What About the Dufresnes?

Bill Murray – Foghorn

James Spann – 2024 Total Solar Eclipse Through the Eyes of NASA (Official Broadcast)

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.