WeatherBrains Episode 314 is now online (January 30, 2012). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!
Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the Meteorologist in Charge (MIC) of the NWS Weather Forecast Office in Peachtree City, GA. Lans Rothfusz earned his Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1982 and his Master of Science degree in meteorology from the University of Oklahoma in 1985. After two years of postgraduate work at the University of Oklahoma, he began his tenure with the NWS in 1987. With the NWS, he has served in Chattanooga, TN; Oklahoma City, OK; Fort Worth, TX; as the Meteorologist in Charge of the offices in Tulsa, OK and now Peachtree City. Lans was also the MIC of the Olympic Weather Support Team for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. He joins us tonight from his home in Fayetteville, GA.
Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:
Our Email Officer is inundated with a bountiful supply of emails.
From The Weather Center:
WeatherBrains 101: The series on the history of upper air observations continues as we look into the latest period of observations from the 1980s to present day.
TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of January 31st.
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Web Sites from Episode 314:
Picks of the Week:
Bill Murray – Gets the Horn!
Brian Peters – New weather.gov
Kevin Selle – 1. Extreme Weather 2011 from NWS
2. The Front Page, Blog of American Meteorological Society
James Spann – CNN Video
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.