WeatherBrains 808: Peanut Butter Sandwich & Sweet Tea

| July 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am

WeatherBrains Episode 808 is now online (July 12th, 2021). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Tonight’s first WeatherBrain is a lifelong weather enthusiast, storm chaser and a photographer.  He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He’s also a former TV meteorologist.  Chris Manzeck, welcome!

    • What is radio occultation?  (4:00)
    • Spire and availability of proprietary data set of radio occultation (13:50)
    • History of Spire (34:50)
    • Death Valley reaches 130F (1:02:40)
    • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
    • This Week in Tornado History with Jen
    • National Weather Round-Up
    • and more!

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Web Sites from Episode 808:

NHC Storm Wallet Scanning Project

Spire: Global Data and Analytics

Chris Manzeck Instagram

Picks of the Week:

Chris Manzeck – Kestrel weather instruments

Jen Narramore – Out

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – Iowa State PSH Statements

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray – Tuscaloosa, AL EF4 Tornado Compilation

James Spann – Hurricane database

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. grhic

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About the Author ()

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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