Archive for July 9th, 2024

WeatherBrains 964: Rope Burn On My Knuckle

WeatherBrains Episode 964 is now online (July 8th, 2024). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a professional storm chaser and field weather reporter for The Weather Channel.  He’s known for his extensive use of drones and live-streaming technology to document severe weather events across the country.  He travels over 60,000 miles a year to provide impactful weather coverage and to support local communities and people with his expertise.  Charles Peek, it’s great to have you with us on tonight’s episode.

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  • Hurricane Beryl makes landfall in Texas (20:30)
  • Inland impacts/Houston area aftermath (25:00)
  • Witnessing positive help as a photographer after weather disasters (42:20)
  • Abnormally active tornado activity in ArkLaTex with remnants of Beryl (58:00)
  • Comparing Beryl to 2005’s Rita in terms of post landfall tornado activity (01:00:00)
  • Importance of empathy in weather forecasting (01:05:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:40:25)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:42:42)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:44:22)
  • E-Mail Segment
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 964:  


Charles Peek Reporter/Weather Photography on Facebook

Charles Peek on X

Picks of the Week:

James Aydelott – 124F at Palm Springs, CA

Jen Narramore – Waterspout destroys family’s Citrus County fish camp but not the memories made there

Rick Smith – Out

Neil Jacobs – SARSAT

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – OFF THE GRID: U.S. Power Outage Tracker

Bill Murray – Tropical Tidbits

James Spann – NWS Shreveport on X: Photo of 63 Beryl-related tornado warnings issued

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.