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WeatherBrains 735: Cool Season Fescue

WeatherBrains Episode 735 is now online (February 17, 2020). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is affectionately known as The Godfather of Pacific Northwest weather.  He’s a professor of Atmospheric Science at the University of Washington.  He also runs his own weather blog.  Dr. Cliff Mass, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Global modeling funding
  • NOAA Forecasts vs private sector
  • DiCast vs Model Output Statistics
  • Data assimilation issues
  • The importance of machine learning in Meteorology
  • How many days in advance can meteorologists effectively assimilate a forecast?
  • NWS IT issues
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

Web Sites from Episode 735:

“The Weather of the Pacific Northwest” by Dr. Cliff Mass

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Tim Buckley Tweet

Troy Kimmel – U.S. Operational Weather Prediction is Crippled By Inadequate Computer Resources

Kim Klockow-McClain – Bite-Sized Science: Threats In Motion

Bill Murray –  Foghorn

Dr. John Scala – Spring Safety Infographics

Kevin Selle –  Foghorn

James Spann – Why One Should Never Use the Term “Climate Denier”

Aubrey Urbanowicz – The Washington Post

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

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