WeatherBrains Episode 274 is now online (April 25, 2011). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!
We tried taking you right into the teeth of the storms, but our planned guest is really in the middle of the storms. So we’ll go with Plan B! Coming to us from our very own backyard is guest Weather Brain this evening, Jim Stefkovich, Meteorologist in Charge of the National Weather Service (NWS) Forecast Office for Central Alabama in Calera (Birmingham area). Besides the job of running an NWS Forecast Office, Jim is also the program committee chair for the upcoming National Weather Association (NWA) national conference to be held in Birmingham in October, 2011.
Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:
Our mail bag continues to push the draw strings, so Kevin performs his usual fabulous summary of what we’ve heard this week.
From The Weather Center:
WeatherBrains 101: Listener Glynne has posed a question about weather radars at television stations. Apologies to Glynne for not getting to his question sooner, but I try to provide an answer to the question that has been bugging him for some time now.
TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of April 26th. Flooding of near Biblical proportion in Tennessee was one of the highlights for the upcoming week.
Listener 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 274:
Picks of the Week:
Dr. Tim Coleman – Gets the Fog Horn!!
JB Elliott – NCEP Seasonal Drought Outlook
Bill Murray – Hail Size Descriptions
Brian Peters – Wondrous Views of Earth
Kevin Selle – Interesting Weather Event in Estonia
James Spann – Vilonia-Mt. Vernon, AR Radar Couplet
The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like JB Elliott, Kevin Selle, Dr. Tim Coleman, Bill Murray, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.