WeatherBrains 884: Statistical Confounders

WeatherBrains Episode 884 is now online (December 26th, 2022). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the Chief Editor of the Monthly Weather Review and previously appeared on the show back in May and is one of the most well respected and well-known meteorologists on the planet.  He is is Professor of Synoptic Meteorology in the School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences at the University of Manchester. Dr. David Schultz, welcome back to the show!

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

  • Link between weather and pain (21:30)
  • Mental health and weather (45:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (No segment this week)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (No segment this week)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • E-Mail Segment
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 884:

Prof. David Schultz Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Dr. David Schultz – Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Tweet

James Aydelott – Meteogram for Woodward

Jen Narramore – Out

Rick Smith – Out

Neil Jacobs – Out

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – “Weather Patterns Associated with Pain in Chronic-Pain Sufferers”

James Spann – Wyoming Highway Patrol Blizzard Video

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 883: A Vat Of Gravy

WeatherBrains Episode 883 is now online (December 19th, 2022). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

 

NOAA’s Greg Carbin returns for our annual year ender on WeatherBrains with his 10 weather weather events of 2022.

Also joining us tonight is friend of the podcast Chris White.

Our first Guest WeatherBrain is retiring after 40 years as a TV meteorologist on WDBJ-TV in Roanoke.  He previously appeared on WeatherBrains episode 533.  Robin Reid, welcome to the podcast!

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

  • Greg Carbin’s list of Top 10 Weather events of 2022 (12:10)
  • Quantifying winter weather events (43:45)
  • Future fate of television broadcast meteorology (01:17:21)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:36:08)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:37:55)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • E-Mail Segment (01:36:36)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 883:

Mid Atlantic Severe Weather Conference

Picks of the Week:

Chris White – ” A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America’s Hurricanes” by Eric Jay Dolin

James Aydelott – Tulsa Snow Forecast

James Aydelott – Record Tulsa temperature drops

James Aydelott – Cold Front Arriving in Oklahoma City

Jen Narramore – Here’s why real meteorologists don’t yet know how bad the coming winter storm will be

Rick Smith – Winter Safety

Neil Jacobs – Out

Troy Kimmel – Notes on Analysis and Severe Storm Forecasting Procedures of the Air Force Global Weather Central

Kim Klockow-McClain – Foghorn

Bill Murray – Christmas Party Gingerbread House contest

James Spann – Brandon Black Twitter thread

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.