WeatherBrains 942: Horns Growing Out of My Head

WeatherBrains Episode 942 is now online (February 5th, 2024). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain currently serves as the Director of the Global Water Security Center and at the Alabama Water Institute at the University of Alabama.  He focuses on providing decision-makers with reliable information and innovative research on water and environmental security.  He leads efforts to understand their impacts on society.  His career has spanned 27 years as a command meteorologist in the U. S. Air Force, where he provided critical weather forecasting and analysis.  Col. Mike Gremillion, welcome to WeatherBrains.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • National Weatherpersons Day 2024 (0:45)
  • Applying military and scientific experience to managing water resources (08:00)
  • National Water Center and Alabama Water Institute background explained (17:00)
  • NOAA integration (19:30)
  • Lessons learned from medical science communications applied to meteorology and hydrology (25:00)
  • AI/emerging technologies and water management (33:00)
  • Water supply vulnerability (38:30)
  • Avoiding politics when establishing policy (57:00)
  • Estimated rain totals from radar accuracy (01:00:00)
  • Future/Vision of Global Water Security Center (01:04:45)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:09:33)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:12:52)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:14:55)
  • E-Mail Segment (No segment this week)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 942:  

Alabama Water Institute

Global Water Security Center

Picks of the Week:

Mike Gremillion – Space Weather Prediction Center

James Aydelott – Big Bear Bald Eagle Live Nest

Jen Narramore – Out

Rick Smith – Out

Neil Jacobs – Out

Troy Kimmel – Potential Breach Emergency Status increased to **WATCH** at Arkabutla Dam

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Out

James Spann – When the Storm Online Is Worse Than the One Outside

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Rick Smith, James Aydelott, 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.

WeatherBrains 941: Two Doctors And A Mic

WeatherBrains Episode 941 is now online (January 29th, 2024). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Our episode tonight is all about the AMS Annual Meeting 2024 live from Baltimore.

ARM Research Facility

First up from the Conference is Ryan Lagerquist, NOAA employee and is a Research Scientist at CIRA (Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere).  He is a meteorologist by training and is heavily involved in machine learning research.

Joining us next on the show is the Chair for Coastal Artificial Intelligence at Texas A@M University-Corpus Christi and a Co-PI for the National Science Foundation Artificial Intelligence Institute for Research on Trustworthy AI in Weather, Climate, and Coastal Oceanography, or AI2ES.  Dr. Phillipe Tissot, thanks for dropping by tonight.

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

  • Early reflections on AMS Annual Meeting (13:15)
  • AI and the future of meteorology in general (16:00)
  • Broad overview of AI and NWS Operations/Numerical weather prediction models (24:00)
  • Community modeling/EPIC/UFS (32:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (No segment this week)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (53:03)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:02:45)
  • E-Mail Segment (55:00)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 941:

2024 AMS Annual Meeting

Picks of the Week:

James Aydelott – Brian Brettschneider on X: Fairbanks upper air sounding

Jen Narramore – Foghorn

Rick Smith – NWS SPC on X: 9 Years of SPC Outlooks

Neil Jacobs – Foghorn

Troy Kimmel – Foghorn

Kim Klockow-McClain – Foghorn

Bill Murray – Out

James Spann – A Change in the Weather: Understanding Public Usage of Weather Apps

James Spann – Kevin Kloesel on X: Rick Smith photo/meme

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Rick Smith, James Aydelott, 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.