WeatherBrains 893: These Guys Have The Same Voice

WeatherBrains Episode 893 is now online (February 27th, 2023). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is an expert on the Global Lightning Mapper.  He’s a NOAA Physical Scientist who splits time between offices at the University of Maryland and Kent State University.  He’s a graduate of Ohio State University in 2004 as well as Florida State University in 2007 and 2011.  Dr. Scott Rudlosky, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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

  • Observation capabilities of GLM (10:00)
  • Origins and development of sensor-detected lightning (13:55)
  • GLM’s uses for volcanic eruptions as well as commercial aviation (35:30)
  • GLM’s ability to aid radar gaps (43:05)
  • GLM’s ability to aid forecasting of convective initiation (44:30)
  • Applications of electromagnetism (51:00)
  •  2/26/23 Oklahoma severe weather event (57:55)
  • False claims of no warning regrading Norman tornado (01:24:00)
  • Percentage of homes that have NOAA weather radios? (01:41:30)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:37:48)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:38:52)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • E-Mail Segment (01:46:15)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 893:

Scott Rudlosky Twitter

Geostationary Lightning Mapper Imagery

Midland Weather Radio

Picks of the Week:

Scott Rudlosky – Longest Lightning Flash Ever?

Bruce Jones – The infamous Kansas Turnpike Bridge-in-Tornado

James Aydelott – SPC Sounding Analysis Page 2/27/23 03UTC

Jen Narramore – Barnesville, GA EF3 Tornado – April 28, 2011

Rick Smith – Tornado Tales

Neil Jacobs – Full Committee Hearing – The United States, China, and the Fight for Global Leadership: Building a U.S. National Science and Technology Strategy

Troy Kimmel – NWS Gulf Coast Aviation Weather Safety Conference

Kim Klockow-McClain – Chad Hensley tweet

Kim Klockow-McClain – NWS Norman tweet

Bill Murray – Out

James Spann – Norman, OK tornado damage

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.

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