WeatherBrains 874: Autism is a Superpower

| October 18, 2022 @ 10:00 am

WeatherBrains Episode 874 is now online (October 17th, 2022). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s show is a special topic on those in the meteorological community with autism.

Tonight’s first Guest WeatherBrain is a meteorology student at Millersville University and is a contributor to  Nelson Tucker, welcome to the show!


Also joining us as our second Guest WeatherBrain is KVUE-TV meteorologist Jordan Darensbourg.  He has a Bachelor of Science in meteorology from Jackson State University.  He also received a Bachelor of Arts and Communication with an emphasis on Broadcasting from Mississippi State University.  He’s a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, Weather and Climate Task Force, and the American Meteorological Society.  Jordan, welcome to the show!


Our email officer Jen is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners. Reach us here:

  • What is Autism spectrum disorder?  (05:35)
  • Understanding and distinguishing the autism spectrum (43:22)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:35:50)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:37:46)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • E-Mail Segment (01:39:00)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 874:

Jordan Darensbourg Twitter

Nelson Tucker Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Nelson Tucker – Historical Hurricane Tracks

Jordan Darensbourg – Coldest morning temperatures since April on the way for Central Texas

James Aydelott – 10/19/22 Forecast Lows for Oklahoma and Arkansas

Jen Narramore – 1997-05-27 Jarrell, TX F5 Tornado

Rick Smith – Out

Neil Jacobs – The Tropical Cyclone Track Forecast Cone: A conversation with Jamie Rhome, acting director of the National Hurricane Center

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – Foghorn

Bill Murray – Out

James Spann – The Dish: ‘Twisters’ Forecast For Spring Start As Universal, Amblin Finalize Director For Sequel

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Rick Smith, James Aydelott, Jen Narramore, Dr. Neil Jacobs, and Dr. Kim Klockow-McClain. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating podcast about weather.

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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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