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WeatherBrains 699: Why Is There No Hurricane Kim

WeatherBrains Episode 699 is now online (June 10, 2019). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a physical scientist who works for the National Weather Service.  She works with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) which is a specialized UN agency.  Born and raised from Jamaica, she experienced Hurricane Gilbert at a young age, and has been fascinated with weather ever since.  She earned her undergraduate degree in Meteorology from Iowa State University and a Master’s degree in Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University.  Dr. Shanna Pitter, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Satellite frequencies
  • Dallas/Fort Worth severe weather incident
  • Does the general public pay attention to severe thunderstorm warnings?
  • “Code Red” broadcast meteorologist controversy
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Report from Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

WeatherBrains 101:   No WB101 this week

Web Sites from Episode 699:

IAO: Staff Listing

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – University of Wisconsin-Madison Satellite Page

Kim Klockow-McClain – WMO Elections

Bill Murray – Golden eagle and funnel cloud, over Oregon

Dr. John Scala – Traffic circles are causing all of these tornadoes

Brian Peters –  Out

Kevin Selle – Out

James Spann – Iowa Environmental Mesonet

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Out

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle, Kim Klockow-McClain, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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WeatherBrains 698: My Snowball Failed Me

WeatherBrains Episode 698 is now online (June 3, 2019). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the Vice President of Weather Sales at DTN.  He earned his Master’s Degree from Mississippi State University and is a former employee of WTOK-TV in Meridian, MS.  He also formerly ran Mississippi State’s Broadcast Meteorology program.  Renny Vandewege, welcome to WeatherBrains!

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Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Very active 2019 tornado season
  • Lawrence, KS storm chaser wreck and controversy
  • Upper Ridge leaves Southeast dry
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Report from Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

WeatherBrains 101:   No WB101 this week

Web Sites from Episode 698:

WDT – AboutUs

Picks of the Week:

Renny Vandewege – RadarScope

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel –  SPC Severe Weather Outlooks At A Glance

Kim Klockow-McClain – Foghorn

Bill Murray – Out

Dr. John Scala – May 31, 1985 Tornado Outbreak: 34th Anniversary

Brian Peters –  Out

Kevin Selle – Out

James Spann – America’s upgraded weather forecast model still lags behind Europe

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Mid-Atlantic Chaser Con

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle, Kim Klockow-McClain, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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WeatherBrains 697: She Hung With The Students

WeatherBrains Episode 697 is now online (May 28, 2019). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the Chief Meteorologist for Midland Radio Company, and past President of the National Weather Association.  Bruce Thomas, welcome to the show!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Active start to 2019 tornado season
  • Continued discussion on tornado sirens
  • Hurricane seasonal outlooks
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Report from Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

WeatherBrains 101:   No WB101 this week

Web Sites from Episode 697:

Midland Radio Company

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel –  Foghorn

Kim Klockow-McClain – Foghorn

Bill Murray – Foghorn

Dr. John Scala – Out

Brian Peters –  Out

Kevin Selle – Out

James Spann – Ohio Weatherman Snaps at Viewers as Tornado Warning Interrupts ‘The Bachelorette’

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Foghorn

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle, Kim Klockow-McClain, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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WeatherBrains 696: Valium Sandwich

WeatherBrains Episode 696 is now online (May 20, 2019). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s show features no guests – tonight’s show mainly focuses on the severe weather event of May 20th across the Plains States as well as discussing the accompanying “High Risk” issued by the Storm Prediction Center.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • How does the general public react to a “High Risk”?
  • The forecasting and leading up to 5/20/19 severe weather event
  • The dangers of hype and comparing different major severe weather events
  • Suptropical Storm Andrea forms in western Atlantic
  • Heavy snow in Colorado and higher elevations of Northern California
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Report from Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

WeatherBrains 101:   No WB101 this week

Web Sites from Episode 696:

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel –  Foghorn

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray –  Improving Visual Communication of Weather Forecasts with Rhetoric

Dr. John Scala – Out

Brian Peters –  Out

Kevin Selle – Out

James Spann – WPC’s Excessive Rainfall Outlook Archive

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Lessons to be learned from Hurricane Camille

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle, Kim Klockow-McClain, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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