WeatherBrains 929: Krazy With A Capital K

WeatherBrains Episode 929 is now online (November 6th, 2023). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain needs no introduction.  He grew up in Central Florida.  He’s a TV meteorologist and hurricane specialist.  He was previously the chief meteorologist for WTVJ-TV in Miami where he became well-known for his excellent coverage of 1992’s Hurricane Andrew, and subequently became Director of Meteorology for WFOR-TV, and a hurricane analyst for CBS News in New York City.  He currently works for Fox Weather in NYC.  Bryan Norcross, it’s an honor to have you on the show tonight.

Bryan Norcross | FOX Weather

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  • Looking back at 1969’s Hurricane Camille (09:00)
  • Looking back at 1965’s Hurricane Betsy (26:30)
  • Hurricane Otis vs Andrew (30:00)
  • Hurricane behavior comparisons between the 70s/80s and today (53:00)
  • Lack of media coverage with Otis (01:12:00)
  • Future of Saffir-Simpson Scale (01:26:30)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:34:25)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:32:50)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:
  • E-Mail Segment (01:
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 929:

Bryan Norcross – Hurricane Specialist and Director of Meteorology

Bryan Norcross on X

“My Hurricane Andrew Story” by Bryan Norcross

Picks of the Week:

Bryan Norcross – Lightning Bolt hits water tower in Homestead, FL week after Hurricane Andrew

James Aydelott – Alex Spahn on X: Ada, OK supercell photo

Jen Narramore – Jersey tornado believed to be most powerful recorded in British Isles for nearly 70 years

Rick Smith – Angel Enrique on X: Montana aurora photo

Neil Jacobs – Out

Troy Kimmel – IAEM Annual Conference 2023

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Foghorn

James Spann – Professor Aims to Improve Emergency Alerts for Deaf Community

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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