WeatherBrains 808: Peanut Butter Sandwich and Sweet Tea

WeatherBrains Episode 808 is now online (July 12th, 2021). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a lifelong weather enthusiast, storm chaser and a photographer.  He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He’s also a former TV meteorologist.  Chris Manzeck, welcome!

    • What is radio occultation?  (4:00)
    • Spire and availability of proprietary data set of radio occultation (13:50)
    • History of Spire (34:50)
    • Death Valley reaches 130F (1:02:40)
    • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
    • This Week in Tornado History with Jen
    • National Weather Round-Up
    • and more!

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Web Sites from Episode 808:

NHC Storm Wallet Scanning Project

Spire: Global Data and Analytics

Chris Manzeck Instagram

Picks of the Week:

Chris Manzeck – Kestrel weather instruments

Jen Narramore – Out

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – Iowa State PSH Statements

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Tuscaloosa, AL EF4 Tornado Compilation

James Spann – Hurricane database

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Out

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.

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WeatherBrains 807: I Am A Weather Museum

WeatherBrains Episode 807 is now online (July 5th, 2021). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s first Guest WeatherBrain is a research meteorologist at the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory.  She specializes in collecting observations in the lowest levels of the atmosphere.  In her free time, she volunteers at the National Weather Museum and Science Center in Norman, OK.  Elizabeth Smith, welcome!

    • Importance of the Boundry Layer (38:57)
    • Integrating unpiloted aircraft (51:00)
    • Temperature gradients in tornado alley (34:07)
    • 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 807:

National Weather Museum

Picks of the Week:

Elizabeth Smith – Unidata Python Training

Jen Narramore – Spinks Megginson Tweet

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – WeatherBrains 101 Archives

James Spann – Currently Active Tropical Cyclones

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Dr. Tamitha Skov

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.

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