WeatherBrains 771: Valium Sandwich

WeatherBrains Episode 771 is now online (October 26th, 2020). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain #1 is a meteorologist and Sounding Solution Manager at Vaisala. ┬áChris Vagasky, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain #2 is also a meteorologist at Vaisala. ┬áRon Holle, welcome to the show!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • The process to detect lighting with today’s technology
  • Positive vs negative lightning strikes
  • Long term effects on the human body of a lightning strike
  • Hurricane Zeta eyes Gulf of Mexico
  • 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 771:


African Centers for Lightning and Electromagnetics Network

National Lightning Safety Council

Chris Vagasky Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Chris Vagasky – Smithsonia Global Volcanism Program

Jen Narramore – Michael Armstrong Tweet

Nate Johnson – Wind Chill/Heat Index Map

Troy Kimmel – Simple METAR data

Simple METAR data

Raw METAR data

Raw METAR data

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Foghorn

James Spann – Paul M Smith Tweet

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Mid-Atlantic Chasercon Virtual Meeting with special guest Jeff Halverson

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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