WeatherBrains Episode 252 is now online (November 22, 2010). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!
This week’s Guest WeatherBrain grew up in Beaumont, TX. He did his undergraduate work at LSU followed by a year abroad at the University of East Anglia. He got his Masters at Mississippi State University in operational and broadcast meteorology. Matrimony came soon after the degree and then a move to England 6 years ago. He works for private company called WeatherQuest and has done some on air work for the BBC as well as some teaching at East Anglia. Welcome Chris Bell to the show.
Joining us as Guest Panelists Josh Johnson from WSFA-TV in Montgomery, AL. Josh Johnson is a graduate of the Broadcast Meteorology program at Mississippi State University. As the morning meteorologist for WSFA TV in Montgomery, AL, you’ll find him on air from 5 to 7 am weekdays and on their 11 am Alabama Live show and the noon newscast. An example of today’s harried meteorologist, he stays connected with his audience through blog, website, radio, newspaper and two digital channels as well as social media.
Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:
Stacks and stacks of nothing in the email bog! Kevin sets a new low in email bag statistics!
From The Weather Center:
WeatherBrains 101: Three fronts down and one to go. This episode features a look at the occluded front, perhaps one of the hardest to conceptualize and understand.
TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of November 23rd which included a big Thanksgiving Day storm in 1950 with blizzard conditions.
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Web Sites from Episode 252:
Picks of the Week:
JB Elliott – no pick this week!
Bill Murray – Caught in the Path
Brian Peters – Yellowstone National Park cams
Kevin Selle – Cumulus Weather Station
James Spann – Vantage Vue Weather Station
Steve Hill – Earth and Environmental Systems Podcast
Chris Bell – UK Weather World
Josh Johnson – Iron Bowl weather stats
The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like JB Elliott, Kevin Selle, Bill Murray, and the internationally beloved meteorologist Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.