WeatherBrains 755: Keep on Smilin’

| July 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am

WeatherBrains Episode 755 is now online (July 6th, 2020). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Special Guest is the lead singer and harmonica play for the legendary Alabama-based band Wet Willie.  He was born in Birmingham and grew up in Mobile.  Jimmy Hall, welcome!

Jimmy Hall

Our Guest WeatherBrain is the Meteorologist in Charge at the National Weather Service Office in Juneau, Alaska.  A veteran of the show, he was last on the podcast in 2012.  Jeff Garmon, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Tonight’s Guest Panelist is a long-time member of the National Weather Association and American Meteorological Society.  He’s currently the Deputy Program Manager of the ASOS Program for the NWS.  Ken Carey, welcome!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Death of Charlie Daniels
  • Where do social scientists fit into the field of meteorology?
  • Should meteorologists continue to name weak and extremely short lived “fish” tropical systems?
  • 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 755:

Jimmy Hall Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Jeff Garmon – National Lightning Safety Council

Jen Narramore – July 2001 Myrtle Beach Tornado

Nate Johnson – National Lightning Safety Council

Troy Kimmel – How pilots keep you safe and comfortable during inclement weather

Kim Klockow-McClain – Weather Forecasting is Fifty Years Ahead of Epidemiological Prediction: That Must Change

Bill Murray – 2020 Storm Chase

Kevin Selle – Out

James Spann – MOS Text Bulletins

Aubrey Urbanowicz – JRBStorm Photography Facebook post

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.

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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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