WeatherBrains 589: I Don’t Watch TV for Religious Reasons

| May 2, 2017 @ 8:20 am

WeatherBrains Episode 589 is now online (May 1, 2017). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Our guest WeatherBrains this week include Dr. Laura Myers, Senior Research Scientist, Center for Advanced Public Safety, University of Alabama, and Kevin Laws, Science and Operations Officer with the National Weather Service in Birmingham, AL. Each of these distinguished people have been on WeatherBrains before.

Kevin Laws, SOO, NWS BHM

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Extremes: 102 at Palm Springs, CA, & Death Valley, CA, and 12 at Pine Junction, CO
  • Severe weather from northern NY to North Carolina coast
  • Big upper low swirling over Great Lakes area tonight
  • Snow falling in Rockies
  • Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101: How about a little quiz to test your knowledge of the naming of hurricanes? That’s what’s on tap in this episode of WeatherBrains 101.

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 589:

NWS Birmingham, AL, web site

Center for Advanced Public Safety, University of Alabama

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Picks of the Week:

Kevin Laws – Severe weather on April 5, 2017

Laura Myers – Mighty Whirl Wind by David Wagler

Brian Peters – Capitol Weather Gang article on warning lead times

Rick Smith – NWS survey on hazard simplification
Second survey on hazard simplification

James Spann – Christian Science Monitor article on tornadoes

Aubrey Urbanowicz – NASA sees severe weather

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

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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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