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WeatherBrains 329: WeatherBrains Funky VooDoo

| 5:41 am May 15, 2012

WeatherBrains Episode 329 is now online (May 14, 2012). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is Keith Stammer, the Emergency Manager for Jasper County, Missouri. He will be discussing the tornado that devastated his community last May 22nd.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • J. B. and Brian take the week off
  • An attempt at a video conference using Google Hangout didn’t quite go as planned!
  • A recent tornado warning in Columbia, SC is largely ignored in rural areas
  • Aletta becomes the first tropical storm in the Eastern Pacific
  • Wireless Emergency Alert System discussion
  • and more!

Our mail bag has been getting some attention and Kevin puts it in perspective.

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101: Last week we discussed some of the characteristics involved in thunderstorms that produce hail. This week we take a look at the process of hail growth in thunderstorms.

TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of May 15th.

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 329:

Picks of the Week:

Bill Murray –  Grand Isle, LA Tornado Video  

Kevin Selle –  Gets the horn!

James Spann –  RAP Computer Model output

JP Spann –

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



Category: WeatherBrains

James Spann

About James Spann: James Spann is one of the most recognized and trusted television meteorologists in the industry. He holds the AMS CCM designation and television seals from the AMS and NWA. He is a past winner of the Broadcast Meteorologist of the Year from both professional organizations. View author profile.

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