WeatherBrains 614: “Please Wait”

| October 24, 2017 @ 8:40 am

WeatherBrains Episode 614 is now online (October 23, 2017). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

No guests for the show tonight, so this is a home grown show. Topics during the show included such items as the National Weather Festival in Norman, OK, side lobe contamination of radar data, backup of SPC by Scott Air Force Base, weather phobias and getting the message across without drama, and sending the right message to reassure people about the weather.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Extremes: 107 at Fullerton, CA, and 22 at Bellemont, AZ
  • Slight risk Carolinas Day 1 then Mid-Atlantic states Day 2
  • Storm Warnings in Great Lakes
  • Wind advisories Great Lakes into Mid-Atlantic states
  • Chillier air invading eastern US
  • High fire danger and dry conditions in sun CA
  • Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is out tonight attending to weather graphics computers that need work. Be sure to scroll to the bottom for a special picture!

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101: This episode of 101 features the second of three parts about the Hurricane Hunters and their missions.

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 614:

National Weather Festival, Norman, OK

American Meteor Society

Picks of the Week:

Kim Klockow – When the revolution came…

Bill Murray – HRRR Time-lagged Ensemble

Brian Peters – Mothership cloud near Elko, NV

Kevin Selle –

Rick Smith – Reducing storm anxiety

James Spann – Video of Pascagoula, MS, tornado

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

The one missing WeatherBrain!!


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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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