WeatherBrains 749: WFH or WTH?

| May 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am

WeatherBrains Episode 749 is now online (May 26th, 2020). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s first Guest WeatherBrain is the Science and Operations Officer from the NWS in Birmingham, Alabama.  Kevin Laws, welcome to the show!

Also joining us as our second Guest WeatherBrain is the Meteorologist In Charge for the NWS Birmingham.  Chis Darden, welcome!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Severe Weather Outbreak Easter 2020
  • COVID-19 pandemic and how it impacts severe weather events for NWS
  • How seriously does the general public take Severe Thunderstorm warnings?
  • Is WEA where it needs to be yet in mid-2020?
  • Concerted effort to improve FAR/public perception
  • Confusion and issues concerning Designated Market Areas
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

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

Web Sites from Episode 749:

NWS Hazard Simplification

Picks of the Week:

Kevin Laws – Pivotal Weather

Jennifer Narramore – The Mattoon-Charleston Tornado Disaster of May 26, 1917

Nate Johnson – Falcon 9 Crew Dragon Launch Weather Criteria

Troy Kimmel – At Least 7 Things Dr. Ted Fujita Gave Us Beyond A Tornado Scale

Kim Klockow-McClain – Letter to Dr. Neil Jacobs from Chairman of Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Bill Murray – 1973 Union City, OK tornado

Kevin Selle – Out

James Spann – 45th Weather Squadron

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Mid-Atlantic ChaserCon Tweet

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle, Jenn Narramore and Kim Klockow-McClain. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather. graphic

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Scott Martin is an operational meteorologist, professional graphic artist, musician, husband, and father. Not only is Scott a member of the National Weather Association, but he is also the Central Alabama Chapter of the NWA president. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides forecasts for many racing series across the USA. He also supplies forecasts for the BassMaster Elite Series events including the BassMaster Classic.

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