WeatherBrains 848: Joint Class

WeatherBrains Episode 848 is now online (April 18th, 2022). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Our guest WeatherBrain is the Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the NWS in Wichita, Kansas, where he’s held the position since 1995. ¬†Chance Hayes, welcome to the show!
Joining us as Guest Panelist is KAIT-8 TV Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan.  Welcome!

Our email officer Jen is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners. Reach us here:

  • Increasing QLCS tornadoes in the Plains (15:05)
  • Should there be more stringent guidelines or certifications for storm spotters? (24:00)
  • Anatomy of supercells (47:30)
  • Misperceptions with tornado alley (1:15:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:17:18)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:19:32)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • E-Mail Segment (No segment this week)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 848:

Chance Hayes Bio

Ryan Vaughan Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Ryan Vaughan – Network Observation Forms

Bruce Jones – March 2-3, 2020 Tornadoes and Severe Weather

Jen Narramore – NWS Weather Assessment Vancouver Tornado 1972

Rick Smith – NWS Tornado + Flash Flood Emergencies

Neil Jacobs – Out

Troy Kimmel – NWS Storm Based Warning Verification

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Foghorn

James Spann – Too Many Warnings; Too Much Hype

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Rick Smith, Jen Narramore, Dr. Neil Jacobs, and Dr. Kim Klockow-McClain. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating podcast about weather.

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