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WeatherBrains 185: Last Island Hurricane

WeatherBrains Episode 185 is now online (August 10, 2009). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!


This week’s special guest is Abby Sallinger, author of “Island In A Storm”, a book about the unnamed hurricane that blew across Louisiana’s barrier island of Isle Derniere, on Aug. 10, 1856.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Dr. Tim’s trip last week to Oklahoma City
  • The tropics are coming alive
  • Bill takes over this week as e-mail officer with Kevin AWOL
  • A talk with Tanya King of the Hurricane Hunters about their mission in Hawaii in recent days
  • and more!
  • From The Weather Center:

    WeatherBrains 101: With apologies to our infamous weather historian, Mr. Murray, the professor tackles some interesting hurricane facts even as the 2009 season has yet to get underway.

    TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of August 11th.

    Picks of the Week:

    Dr. Tim Coleman – National Severe Storms Lab web site

    Bill Murray – iPhone App

    James Spann – Saharan Air Layer satellite image

    JB Elliott – No pick this week… he gets the horn!

    Join James Spann, JB Elliott, Dr. Tim Coleman, and Bill Murray as they gather for another fascinating netcast about the weather.

    We love to hear from you! To leave a recorded message, call 1-888-247-8627. Some calls may be used in future episodes. Also, feel free to post comments to the site and drop us an email at email at (at symbol) weatherbrains dot com.

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