WeatherBrains 607: Kevin is Half Dressed!

| September 7, 2017 @ 5:00 am

WeatherBrains Episode 607 is now online (September 5, 2017). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Michael Gerber from the National Weather Service is here to talk about WEAs. Michael Gerber is a meteorologist at the National Weather Service, and a member of the Wireless Emergency Alerts Team. He and three of his colleagues are finalists for a Service to America medal in the homeland security and law enforcement category.

Also joining us are Sean Waugh, Ph.D. Research Meteorologist and NSSL Storm Chaser and Addison Alford, Ph.D. Student. These folks will discuss their experiences with Hurricane Harvey.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Extremes: 117 at Death Valley, CA, and 28 at West Yellowstone & Old Faithful, WY
  • Watching major hurricane Irma
  • Irma is a category 5
  • Potential for impact on US especially Florida
  • Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is out for a couple of weeks due to a variety of reasons.

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101: An ACE is very important in card playing such as the game of poker. But there is also an ACE when it comes to tropical systems. That’s the topic for this episode of 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 607:

Dr. Klotzbach’s notable records/facts about Irma

Picks of the Week:

Bill Murray – Recon messages at Tropical Atlantic

Brian Peters – Getting ready for a hurricane and more

Kevin Selle – Tropical Atlantic radars

Rick Smith – Hurricane Research Laboratory FAQs on hurricanes

James Spann – Satellite perspective on tropical cyclones

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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