WeatherBrains 624: Top 10 Events for 2017 Year

| January 2, 2018 @ 8:06 am

WeatherBrains Episode 624 is now online (January 2, 2018). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

This is one of the most anticipated shows for the WeatherBrains gang as we have Greg Carbin, now at WPC, with his annual year end review of his top 10 weather events for 2017. These are the biggest events in the US based solely on Greg’s personal observations and do not represent any official government list. The titles of each of the top 10 events are listed at the bottom of this page.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Extremes: 81 at Pembroke Pines, FL, & 81 at Pompano Beach, FL, and -33 at Whitefield, NH
  • Brutal cold across the eastern US
  • Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer will be back to handle the incoming messages from our listeners in our next episode.

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101: All of us at WeatherBrains wish you a Happy New Year for 2018. The episodes of 101 will return for show 625.

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Web Sites from Episode 624:

Weather Prediction Center

Picks of the Week:

Bill Murray – WPC experimental national forecast chart

Brian Peters – GOES-East Imagery Viewer

James Spann – Cold facts from SPC

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Sudden Freeze of 1836

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

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Greg’s Events

#1 – California Wet and Wild, January, 2017, precipitation ending extreme drought

#2 – Plastered in Portland, Below Normal Temps Northwest US and large snowfall at Portland

#3 – March Wildfires in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas

#4 – Nor’easter in NE US March, 2017

#5 – Ozarks/Missouri Spring Flood – 2nd > 1 billion dollar disaster

#6 – Denver’s Costliest Hailstorm May, 2017

#7 – Arizona’s Deadly Monsoon in July, 2017

#8 – Harvey August, 2017 (3rd billion dollar disaster)

#9 – Irma August-September, 2017

#10 – California burning (most destructive fire year in California history)

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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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