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WeatherBrains 272: JB is the Fog Horn

| 1:55 am April 13, 2011 | Comments (0)

WeatherBrains Episode 272 is now online (April 12, 2011). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a Teacher-in-Residence at Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. He is the Chairman and Lead Advisor at Foot’s Forecast, a multi state consortium of local forecasts in high school, college and the workforce. Rich Foot joins us tonight from his home in Towson, MD.

Also joining in is Vince, a student from Jackson, MS, and one of their advisors from Atlanta, GA, Forrest Palmer.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • James Spann handles the weather update for JB
  • Snow cover down to 10 percent for the Lower 48
  • 93 highest temperature in US – West Palm Beach, FL
  • and more!
  • Our mail bag has been getting some attention so Kevin provides the rundown of incoming messages.

    From The Weather Center:

    WeatherBrains 101: The GFDL model is configured to work on the area of hurricane interest. So what does the GFDL model hope to accomplish and how does the grid model work?

    TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of April 12th. This week features some interesting weather including a tremendous dust storm.

    Listener SurveyListener Surveys: Okay, we continue to drive this topic into the ground, but we really do like to hear from you. Many thanks to everyone who has taken the time to fill out the Listener Survey. The survey takes just a minute or two to complete and provides us with an opportunity to learn where you are and hear your thoughts and comments on the show. Click here to take the survey.

    Web Sites from Episode 272:

    Foot’s Forecast Web Page

    Picks of the Week:

    JB Elliott – has to bail due to illness

    Bill Murray – College of DuPage

    Brian Peters – World Meteorological Organization

    Kevin Selle – Twitter account

    James Spann – 2011 Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Forecast

    The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like JB Elliott, Kevin Selle, Bill Murray, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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