Category: WeatherBrains

WeatherBrains 583:  Difference Between Uncertainty and Confusion

WeatherBrains 583: Difference Between Uncertainty and Confusion

| March 21, 2017 @ 12:10 pm

WeatherBrains tackles the issues related to communicating uncertainty when forecasting winter weather even in the Northeast US. It’s always a spirited discussion when Dr. Chuck Doswell joins us.

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WeatherBrains 582:  Some Show with Naked People

WeatherBrains 582: Some Show with Naked People

| March 14, 2017 @ 4:10 pm

Great WeatherBrains this week with tropical expert Dr. Phil Klotzbach and Dakota Smith from the Weather Junkies podcast.

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National Weather Podcast Month Rolls On

National Weather Podcast Month Rolls On

| March 14, 2017 @ 5:46 am

March is National Weather Podcast Month, highlighting the great new weather shows out there!

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Talking Tropics Tonight on WeatherBrains

Talking Tropics Tonight on WeatherBrains

| March 13, 2017 @ 8:32 am

The gang at WeatherBrains will be talking tropics tonight as Dr. Phil Klotzbach jumps in the hot seat for an hour and a half of fun.

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WeatherBrains 581:  We’re a Bunch of Ding Dongs

WeatherBrains 581: We’re a Bunch of Ding Dongs

| March 7, 2017 @ 5:21 am

Taking you behind the scenes of severe weather issuances in the US with the Director of the Storm Prediction Center, Dr. Russ Schneider.

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Exciting Show On Tap for Monday Night with Dr. Russ Schneider as the ‘Brains Kick off National Weather Podcast Month

Exciting Show On Tap for Monday Night with Dr. Russ Schneider as the ‘Brains Kick off National Weather Podcast Month

| March 6, 2017 @ 6:00 am

WeatherBrains kicks off a month of blockbuster guests as the Director of the Storm Prediction Center, Dr. Russ Schneider, climbs in the hot seat for 45 minutes. Some issues that will be on the table include consistency and collaboration between the messages of the SPC and local forecast offices, recent changes at the center and […]

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WeatherBrains Episode 580: $1,157.91

WeatherBrains Episode 580: $1,157.91

| March 4, 2017 @ 3:45 am

You won’t want to miss this week’s episode of 60 Minutes, I mean WeatherBrains when the gang took on the issue of private weather firms issuing their own warnings.

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Should Private Weather Companies Issue Their Own Weather Alerts to the Public?

Should Private Weather Companies Issue Their Own Weather Alerts to the Public?

| February 27, 2017 @ 4:28 am

Should anyone be issuing severe weather warnings for the public beside the National Weather Service? One company, MetLoop, is going to this year. This Northwest Florida based company, comprised mainly of retired Air Force meteorologists, purports a 95% +/- forecast accuracy and 30 to 60 minute advance alerts for hail, wind, rain and tornadoes. They […]

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WeatherBrains 579: See How the Sausage is Made

WeatherBrains 579: See How the Sausage is Made

| February 21, 2017 @ 10:18 am

WeatherBrains Episode 579 is now online (February 20, 2017). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Tonight we take on the topic of the upcoming 2017 National Weather Association (NWA) annual meeting which will be held in Garden Grove, CA, from September 16-21, 2017. You can find all […]

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WeatherBrains 578: Hair Sticks to My Lip Gloss

WeatherBrains 578: Hair Sticks to My Lip Gloss

| February 15, 2017 @ 7:53 am

WeatherBrains Episode 578 is now online (February 13, 2017). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Joining us as the Guest WeatherBrain for this show is W. H. Maya, Assistant Editor at Smithsonian.com. She discussed her grandfather’s role in the NIMBUS weather satellite program. The NIMBUS satellite was […]

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The Day the Nimbus Weather Satellite Exploded:  Tonight on WeatherBrains

The Day the Nimbus Weather Satellite Exploded: Tonight on WeatherBrains

| February 12, 2017 @ 9:30 pm

Smithsonian Magazine Assistant Web Editor Maya Wei-Haas only knew her grandfather as being retired. but when her grandmother died a few years ago, he came out of his shell. And had a fascinating story to tell. Maya learned that he was the manager of the NIMBUS weather satellite program in the 1960s. And in the […]

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WeatherBrains 577:  Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta

WeatherBrains 577: Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta

| February 7, 2017 @ 5:59 am

WeatherBrains Episode 577 is now online (February 6, 2017). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Our Guest WeatherBrain for this episode is author Wayne Neely. Mr. Neely attended the Caribbean Meteorological Institute in Barbados, where he majored and specialized in weather forecasting. He is an international speaker, […]

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WeatherBrains 576:  Kevin Goes Down the Tubes

WeatherBrains 576: Kevin Goes Down the Tubes

| February 1, 2017 @ 6:39 am

WeatherBrains Episode 576 is now online (January 31, 2017). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Joining us for this episode is the newly retired former Meteorologist-in-Charge of the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Birmingham, AL, Jim Stefkovich. Stefkovich launched his career with NOAA’s National Weather Service […]

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WeatherBrains 575:  Brian, Quit Muting; Guest: Tim Marshall

WeatherBrains 575: Brian, Quit Muting; Guest: Tim Marshall

| January 25, 2017 @ 7:38 am

WeatherBrains Episode 575 is now online (January 24, 2017). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! One of the biggest guests we’ve ever had joins us from the NWA Chapter meeting in Birmingham, Tim Marshall. Tim has worked a long time with assessing storm damage and conducting storm […]

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WeatherBrains 574:  Never Used It on Either End

WeatherBrains 574: Never Used It on Either End

| January 17, 2017 @ 6:00 am

WeatherBrains Episode 574 is now online (January 16, 2017). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the Meteorologist in Charge at the National Weather Service in San Francisco Bay Area/Monterey. Mr. Haro was on a previous WeatherBrains show (Episode 465) when he was the […]

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WeatherBrains 573:  Fastest Thing on the Highway

WeatherBrains 573: Fastest Thing on the Highway

| January 11, 2017 @ 8:06 am

WeatherBrains Episode 573 is now online (January 10, 2017). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the National Weather Service. He was formerly the Director of the NWS Office of Science and Technology. He served as a career […]

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WeatherBrains 572:  Two Doctors and a SOO!!

WeatherBrains 572: Two Doctors and a SOO!!

| January 4, 2017 @ 9:42 am

WeatherBrains Episode 572 is now online (January 3, 2017). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Tonight’s GuestPanelist needs no introduction to our audience. He is a former President of the AMS and the host of The Weather Channel’s WxGeeks show. Dr. Marshall Shepherd, welcome to WeatherBrains! And […]

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WeatherBrains 571:  Got Out of Norman

WeatherBrains 571: Got Out of Norman

| December 27, 2016 @ 9:44 am

WeatherBrains Episode 571 is now online (December 26, 2016). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! This show was actually recorded on December 21, 2016, due to vacation scheduling. Our guest for the year-ending show is Greg Carbin who will be listing his top 10 weather events of […]

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WeatherBrains 570:  Doing Something Obscene Off Camera

WeatherBrains 570: Doing Something Obscene Off Camera

| December 20, 2016 @ 5:25 am

WeatherBrains Episode 570 is now online (December 19, 2016). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a six time Emmy-winning meteorologist at 41 Action News, KSHB in Kansas City. Gary developed a passion for weather as he learned his first words. Growing up in […]

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WeatherBrains 569:  The 1990s Called

WeatherBrains 569: The 1990s Called

| December 13, 2016 @ 3:23 am

WeatherBrains Episode 569 is now online (December 12, 2016). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is recently retired from the National Weather Service after nearly 36 years.  He ended his NWS career as the Meteorologist in Charge of the Mount Holly NJ Office. He […]

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WeatherBrains 568:  Calling the Ambulance Now

WeatherBrains 568: Calling the Ambulance Now

| December 6, 2016 @ 5:20 am

WeatherBrains Episode 568 is now online (December 5, 2016). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a Research Hydrologist for the National Weather Service (NWS). He is the National Water Model Lead. He has been responsible for the implementation of the groundbreaking and gamechanging […]

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WeatherBrains 567:  Get the Scoop on Scope – RadarScope

WeatherBrains 567: Get the Scoop on Scope – RadarScope

| November 29, 2016 @ 5:15 am

WeatherBrains Episode 567 is now online (November 28, 2016). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a cult hero in these parts. He is the Founder of Radarscope, the wildly popular radar app for the Mac OS and Apple iOS. He works for Weather […]

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WeatherBrains 566:  You Da Man

WeatherBrains 566: You Da Man

| November 22, 2016 @ 4:32 am

WeatherBrains Episode 566 is now online (November 21, 2016). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the founder and CEO of Intellovations, a small company that created the ForecastWatch product.  His degree is in computer science from the Ohio State University.  Eric Floehr, welcome […]

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WeatherBrains 565:  I Choose the Canned Response

WeatherBrains 565: I Choose the Canned Response

| November 15, 2016 @ 5:45 am

WeatherBrains Episode 565 is now online (November 14, 2016). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Our guest WeatherBrain this evening is Dr. Ray Russell from Ray’s Weather from the mountains of North Carolina. He calls Ray’s Weather his hobby gone berserk. Dr. Russell is a Computer Science […]

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WeatherBrains 564:  Kevin Is Smoking Something

WeatherBrains 564: Kevin Is Smoking Something

| November 8, 2016 @ 4:15 am

WeatherBrains Episode 564 is now online (November 7, 2016). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain #1 is currently a forecaster for the National Weather Service at Blacksburg, VA. His interest in remote sensing and drone technology was piqued during his time spent at NOAA/NESDIS […]

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