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WeatherBrains 332: Grease Covered Cardboard

| 6:35 am June 5, 2012

WeatherBrains Episode 332 is now online (June 4, 2012). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Our episode for June 4th features guest WeatherBrain Dr. Harold Brooks…. one of the leading severe weather researchers in the world. He works at the National Severe Storms Laboratory. He is also a recent alum fo the show, having appeared on show #312 on 1/16. He joins us tonight from his office in Norman, Oklahoma. Harold Brooks, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Our guest panelist this week is KOAM Chief Meteorologist Doug Heady from Joplin, MO, and WeatherBrains is proud to announce new panelist Nate Johnson of WRAL Raleigh.

This episode also marks the second video broadcast of the show via a Google Plus Hangout.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • National extremes: 101 in Laredo, TX, and 25 at Stanley, ID
  • Kevin takes a hiatus from WeatherBrains
  • James vs. Facebook
  • Severe Thunderstorms in Mississippi and Tennessee
  • and more!

We announce our new e-mail officer this week!

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101: What is storm surge? Also Professor Peters discusses coastal features and tides.

TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of June 4th.

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 332:

FOX 14 Joplin

Don’t forget about

Picks of the Week:

JB Elliott – Supercell Photo

Bill Murray – Venus transiting the Sun

Brian Peters – off this week!

James Spann – Earth Science Office

JP Spann – Gets the horn!

Nate Johnson –

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like JB Elliott, Bill Murray, and Brian Peters. 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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