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WeatherBrains 739: My Son Is Playing Fortnite Upstairs

WeatherBrains Episode 739 is now online (March 16th, 2020). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s first Guest WeatherBrain is a long-time friend of the show and has appeared on numerous previous episodes.  He’s the Chief Marketing Meteorologist for Weather 2020.  Bruce Thomas, welcome back!

Our second Guest WeatherBrain is a meteorologist for the Capital Weather Gang in Washington, DC.  He wrote an article about the Tennessee tornadoes that occurred earlier this month.    Matthew Cappucci, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Our third guest WeatherBrain runs the Nashville Severe Weather Blog.  David Drobny, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Our fourth guest WeatherBrain is the Lead Forecaster at the National Weather Service Office in Nashville, TN.  Sam Shamburger, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Our fifth guest WeatherBrain is an Emmy Award-winning broadcast television meteorologist at NewsChannel 5 in Nashville.  Henry Rothenberg, welcome to the show!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • What role did the siren mentality play in the Nashville tornado?
  • How do meteorologists improve assimilating a public forecast concerning marginal severe weather events that still produce destructive and deadly severe weather?
  • Southeast Severe Storms Symposium 2020 cancelled
  • How the aftermath of destructive and deadly severe weather impacts mental health
  • Introducing the Highway Weather App
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

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

Web Sites from Episode 739:

Nashville Severe Weather Blog

Sam Shamburger Twitter

Henry Rothenberg Bio Page

Picks of the Week:

Sam Shamburger – Waldo Air Aerial Imaging

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – East Mississippi Chapter of the NWA and AMS

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Foghorn

Dr. John Scala –  Out

Kevin Selle – Out

James Spann – Why Do Communities Keep Wasting Money on Useless Tornado Sirens?

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Mayor of Cookeville TN Facebook 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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