WeatherBrains 240: Heat Wave… Or Is It?

WeatherBrains Episode 240 is now online (August 30, 2010). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

WeatherBrains - August 30, 2010

This week’s guest WeatherBrain is Joe D’Aleo… the first Director of Meteorology at the cable TV Weather Channel. He has over 30 years experience in professional meteorology. Mr. D’Aleo was Chief Meteorologist at Weather Services International Corporation and Senior Editor of “Dr. Dewpoint” for WSI’s popular Intellicast.com web site. He is a former college professor of Meteorology at Lyndon State College. Mr. D’Aleo is a Certified Consultant Meteorologist and was elected a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). He has served as a member and then chairman of the American Meteorological Society’ Committee on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, and has co-chaired national conferences for both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. Mr. D’Aleo was elected a Councilor for the AMS.

Also joining us again is meteorologist Joan Van Ahn… remember by many as the host of the PBS show “AM Weather” back in the 1980s. Joan is now with the NWS HQ in the Washington, DC area.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Our special live BBQ show on September 27
  • Kevin and Brian are AWOL!
  • The gang picks the national college football champion
  • Blow dried news anchors do their best to bring Hurricane Earl into the U.S.
  • Global warming. Potential disaster, or hot air?
  • and more!
  • Picks of the Week:

    Dr. Tim Coleman – HORN!

    JB Elliott – HORN!

    Bill Murray – NOAA Natural Hazard Stats

    James Spann – The Sleeping Giant – From Digital Meteorologist

    Joan Van Ahn: (NWS) database system used to catalog and display NWS Products and Product Enhancements

    The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like JB Elliott, Dr. Tim Coleman, and Bill Murray. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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    1. […] WeatherBrains 240 features Joe D’Aleo, a Certified Consultant Meteorologist and a person who was elected a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). He was the first Director of Meteorology at the cable TV Weather Channel and has over 30 years experience in professional meteorology. Joe shares my opinion that the climate change drivers are mostly natural, with very little anthropogenic impact. […]

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