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WeatherBrains 674: Trying Not to be Killed by my Wife.

WeatherBrains Episode 674 is now online (December 17, 2018). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest Panelist is a meteorologist recently retired as MIC from the NWS Birmingham.  Jim Stefkovitch, welcome to the show!

Our second Guest Panelist is the MIC of the NWS in Atlanta.  Keith Stellman, welcome to the show!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a Professional of Sociology at Northwestern University. His PhD is from Harvard, and he has received numerous fellowships. In fact, he is probably the smartest person we have ever had on the show. Dr. Gary Alan Fine, welcome to WeatherBrains.

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Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • TV meteorologist tragically lost to suicide
  • The role of politics in the day-to-day operations of the NWS
  • Upcoming 5th anniversary of “Snowmageddon”
  • Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

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From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101:   No WB101 this week

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 674:

Gary Alan Fine

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Jim Stefkovitch – Do You Want More Complex Tornado Warnings??

Dr. Gary Alan Fine – Chicago IL NWS Official Page

Keith Stellman – Winter Storm Severity Index

Troy Kimmel – Brief History of National Weather Service Offices

Kim Klockow-McClain –  Foghorn

Bill Murray –  Foghorn

Dr. John Scala – Atlantic hurricane season needs to expand and begin on May 15

Brian Peters –  Out

Kevin Selle – Out

James Spann – Facebook blocked multiple National Weather Service sites, even during winter storm

Aubrey Urbanowicz –  Flickr Weather Photostream

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Nate Johnson, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle, Kim Klockow-McClain, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather. graphic

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