WeatherBrains 919: Don’t Sleep Naked During Tornado Season

WeatherBrains Episode 919 is now online (August 28th, 2023). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Our Guest WeatherBrain this week is an Emmy-award winning CBS morning meteorologist for WLNS-TV in Lansing, Michigan.  She’s a prolific TikToker and YouTuber, and recently became CBM # 918.  Katie Nickolaou, welcome to WeatherBrains.

Katie Nickolaou | WLNS 6 News

Also stopping by later in the show is storm chaser and show regular Mark Sudduth live from the Florida coast ahead of the landfall of Idalia.

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

  • More discussion on issues with social media harassment in the meteorological community (18:50)
  • Waning influence of linear television for broadcast meteorologists (26:00)
  • NWS budget cuts (52:45)
  • TV station management and appearance demands (01:04:00)
  • Reaching younger demographic in the weather field (01:10:00)
  • Tropical discussion/Idalia in the GOM and impacts (01:17:45)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:27:58)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:30:33)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:34:50)
  • E-Mail Segment (01:31:30)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 919:

Weather Katie X Page

Mark Sudduth X Page

Picks of the Week:

James Aydelott – NWS Southern Region Tropical Webpage

Jen Narramore – Weather Katie TikTok

Rick Smith – Winds and Hail Scar the Great Plains

Neil Jacobs – Out

Troy Kimmel –  Foghorn

Kim Klockow-McClain – FY2024 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Bill Murray – Out

James Spann – Daryl Herzmann 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.



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