WeatherBrains 782: Tom Freakin’ Skilling

| January 12, 2021 @ 9:00 am

WeatherBrains Episode 782 is now online (January 11th, 2021). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the Chief Meteorologist for WGN-TV in Chicago. He earned his degree in meteorology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Tom Skilling, welcome to WeatherBrains!


Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Avoiding politics in broadcast meteorology (1:21:26)
  • 1990 Plainfield, IL tornado (41:00)
  • Look back at 1982 Alabama ice storm (25:30)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • This Week in Tornado History with Jen
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • and more!

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

Web Sites from Episode 782:

Tom Skilling Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Jen Narramore – Nick Stewart Twitter

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – WPC Probabilistic Winter Precipitation Guidance

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Weather Radar Handbook by Tim Vasquez

James Spann – El Niño and La Niña affect spring tornadoes and hailstorms

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Out

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Jen Narramore, Nate Johnson, 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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