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WeatherBrains 341: 28 Year Old Underwear

| 4:50 am August 7, 2012

WeatherBrains Episode 341 is now online (August 6, 2012). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tiffany SundayGuest WeatherBrain for episode 341 is Tiffany Sunday. She is an entrepreneur, emerging tech educator, strategist and speaker. Her passion for weather started when she was young listening to her grandparents tell stories about Texas tornadoes. She is a member of the National Weather Association’s Social Media Committee and one of the instructors for a yet to be announced event at the NWA Annual Meeting.

Guest WeatherBrain tonight is Bryan Shaw from WIVB in Buffalo.

Brian Neudorf will be touching down in Hawaii at 8 p.m. CDT and hopefully joining us for discussion of the lightning fatalities at the NASCAR event this weekend.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • National extremes: 121 Death Valley, CA, and 39 Truckee, CA
  • Thunderstorms in the Carolinas
  • Hot weather still a big story
  • Drought conditions in much of country
  • Wildfires in the west
  • and more!
  • Our email bag officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners. Listener response from Florida, some video link emails, and some guest suggestions.

    From The Weather Center:

    WeatherBrains 101: Last week we answered a question about some non-precipitation spikes on radar that have to do with sunrise and sunset. So we’re going to follow up with several episodes of 101 on some items that weather radar sees but that are not precipitation echoes. This week we’re talking crop circles – well actually bird roosts.

    TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the events of – yesterday – at a NASCAR event. Lightning took its toll with one death and nine injuries.

    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 341:

    Tiffany Sunday web page

    WeatherBrains Live here (reference)

    Lightning Safety while hiking

    Audible.com

    Picks of the Week:

    JB Elliott – No pick.

    Nate Johnson – Curiosity’s Descent

    Bill Murray – Large Venue Casualties

    Brian Peters – Some notes on hurricane forecasting

    Kevin Selle – Curiosity Twitter account

    Brian Shaw – Dick Goddard’s book

    James Spann – Hurricane Forecast Model Output

    JP Spann – Panama City waterspout

    Tiffany Sunday – webcams from Mexico

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

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