WeatherBrains 769: I Always Forget That #?!*&% Thing

WeatherBrains Episode 769 is now online (October 12th, 2020). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a Phd candidate at Penn State University and holds a meteorology degree from the University of Nebraska.  Dylan Steinkruger, welcome to the show!

Tonight’s Guest Panelist is an alumni of Penn State University.  She is a former broadcast meteorologist for WDEF-TV in Chattanooga, Tennessee and is Public Affair Manager for the Insurance Institute  for Businesss and Home Safety.  Christina Gropp, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Our second Guest Panelist is the owner of The Guardian Canary/ITAS.  He is a meteorologist who earned his degree from the University of South Alabama and is a former NWS employee.  Scott Elmore, welcome!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Artificial Intelligence machine learning
  • Reduce the FAR?
  • Does the NWS issue too many warnings/How does the public perceive warnings?
  • Hurricane Delta remnant tornado warnings
  • Imminent Tornado Alerting Service
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • This Week in Tornado History with Jen
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • and more!


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

Web Sites from Episode 769:

The Guardian Canary

Dylan Steinkruger


Fortified Home

Picks of the Week:

Christina Gropp – Alabama’s nation-leading 16,000 Fortified roofs held up well to Hurricane Sally

Bruce Jones – On Duty tool

Jen Narramore – Out

Nate Johnson – Stanford Tweet

Troy Kimmel – ACARS Plots

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Colorado State University Machine Learning

James Spann – ENSO Diagnostic Discussion

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Larry W. Brown Tweet

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Jen Narramore, Nate Johnson, 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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