WeatherBrains 875: Dinosaur Tastes Like Chicken

| October 25, 2022 @ 12:00 pm

WeatherBrains Episode 875 is now online (October 24th, 2022). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!


Our show tonight is the brainchild of loyal listener and fellow weather geek Rick Haltermon, who will also be joining us as a guest panelist on tonight’s show.

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain grew up in southwest Oklahoma and has a background in Emergency Management.  He has worked extensively with Kansas agriculture producers and has experience communicating weather threats and risk through the lens of farming and ranching.  David Hogg, thanks for joining us!

Our second Guest WeatherBrain is the incoming Commissioner on the Commission on Professional Affairs. She is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist, most recently working as an on-camera meteorologist for WNBC, the flagship TV station of the NBC-owned station group. She also currently serves on the AMS Council, the AMS Board on Best Practices, and the AMS Board on Enterprise Economic Development.  Erica Grow, welcome!

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

  • Importance of friends and family for transmitting weather information (10:30)
  • What exactly is a meteorologist? (29:40)
  • What defines meteorological practice? (51:00)
  • Fighting the culture of fear and misinformation (01:10:55)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:26:32)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:28:18)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • E-Mail Segment (01:29:20)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 875:

Erica Grow Twitter

David Hogg Twitter

Rick Haltermon Twitter

KD4PYR Weather Conditions

Picks of the Week:

David Hogg – Cattle Herd Liquidation Hasn’t Slow with Deepening U.S. Drought: What Does it Mean for the Cattle Market?

Rick Haltermon – Windy: Wind map & weather forecast

James Aydelott – Tornado in France

Jen Narramore – Campus Weather Service at 50

Rick Smith – Out

Neil Jacobs – Out

Troy Kimmel – Severe weather near Austin, TX 10/24/22

Kim Klockow-McClain – 30th Conference on Severe Local Storms

Bill Murray – Foghorn

James Spann – Nick Saban jokes with James Spann about retiring and joining the Weather Channel

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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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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