WeatherBrains 394: Stuffing Women in the Car

| August 13, 2013 @ 5:15 am

WeatherBrains Episode 394 is now online (August 12, 2013). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s episode is the brainchild of listener Daniel from Ontario, Canada. He proposed that we look at things from a student’s perspective and suggested tonight’s first Guest WeatherBrain.

Our first Guest WeatherBrain is a student in Professional and Broadcast Meteorology at Mississippi State University. She is also on camera at WCBI in Columbus, MS, her third on air job. She is active in the National Weather Association and is an avid runner. She hails from Covington, LA. Shelby Latino, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Tonight’s other Guest WeatherBrain is also a student at Mississippi State in the Meteorology Program. Scott Martin lives in Birmingham, AL, with his wife, Amy, and their three beautiful kids. He is also active in the local NWA Chapter and is a SKYWARN spotter.

Joining us tonight as guest panelist are Aubrey Urbanowicz and Ryan Stinnett.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Extremes: 113 at Death Valley, CA, and 32 at Stanley, ID
  • Typhoon Utor crossed the Philippines and headed into China
  • NWA Conference in Charleston will have event downtown
  • Heat in Texas, South Carolina, and Georgia
  • Raliegh 16.85″ since June 1; major flash flooding in Nashville
  • Wildfires in California
  • and more!
  • Our email bag officer, Nate Johnson, is handing the incoming messages from our listeners.

    From The Weather Center:

    WeatherBrains 101: So, just how much of a drop can you get? Pressure drop, that is! In a tornado? This episode of 101 takes a look at some of the lowest readings made and there really aren’t that many that have been made.

    TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of August 12th. This week is the anniversary of Hurricane Camille.

    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 394:

    Mississippi State University Broadcast Meteorology Program

    Brad Panovich Blog post about POP

    Stage Collapse in Weather

    Picks of the Week:

    JB Elliott – Pictures from a French storm chaser

    Nate Johnson – Weather App – Weather Kitty

    Scott Martin – Penn State Univ. Electronic Map Wall

    Bill Murray – Alabama Weather Blog Twitter

    Brian Peters – Gets the fog horn tonight!

    James Spann – AMS statement on “Meteorologist”

    Ryan Stinnett – Center for Hurricane Intensity and Landfall Investigation

    Aubrey Urbanowicz – Realtime Image Gallery, SpaceWeather

    Fog Bank for August 12, 2013

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

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    Brian Peters is one of the television meteorologists at ABC3340 in Birmingham and a retired NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist. He handles the weekend Weather Xtreme Videos and forecast discussion and is the Webmaster for the popular WeatherBrains podcast.

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