WeatherBrains 330: Threshold For Pain

WeatherBrains Episode 330 is now online (May 21, 2012). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!



Cover to Mike Smith's bookTonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a WeatherBrain alum, having appeared on show number 199 on November 16, 2009. Mike Smith is the Enterprise Solution Senior Vice President for AccuWeather. In 1981, he founded Weather Data, Inc., the Wichita, KS, private weather forecasting firm that provides weather forecasting, consulting, and weather risk management to companies and organizations around the US, Canada, and Mexico. The company was acquired by Accu Weather in 2006.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • James rants about retiring names of Atlantic tropical systems
  • Tropical Storm Alberto weakens to a tropical depression
  • Brian hangs out at Mt. Cheaha
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is still trying to get a replacement. But he still finds a little time to summarize the incoming email.

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101: Weather nerds were surprised this weekend to find a newly formed tropical storm off the South Carolina coast. So 101 takes a look at that storm and some of the names that will be following Alberto for the 2012 hurricane season.

TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of May 22nd.

Listener SurveyListener Surveys: Okay, we continue to drive this topic into the ground, but we really do like to hear from you. Many thanks to everyone who has taken the time to fill out the Listener Survey. The survey takes just a minute or two to complete and provides us with an opportunity to learn where you are and hear your thoughts and comments on the show. Click here to take the survey.

Web Sites from Episode 330:

Picks of the Week:

JB Elliott – Story from WFIE-TV 14 Evansville about Storm Cellars

Bill Murray – Security Footage Mercy Hospital during Joplin Tornado

Brian Peters – Off this week

Kevin Selle – Shout out to The Weather Channel for updating their iPhone app

James Spann – Google Plus Weather Page

JP Spann – Waterspouts: Things You May Not Know by Dr. Greg Forbes

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

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