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WeatherBrains 896: Component Of Badassery

| March 21, 2023 @ 1:00 pm

WeatherBrains Episode 896 is now online (March 20th, 2023). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain has had a lifetime passion for severe weather.  She started storm chasing in 2018, and is a self-taught forecaster.  Her work has been featured in The Washington Post, Good Morning America and the Today Show.   She has a B.A. in Environmental Communication and an M.S. in Technical Journalism and Communication.  She’s also a writer, public speaker and educator.  Jen Walton, welcome to WeatherBrains!

About — Jennifer Walton

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

  • Challenges of storm chasing on lower-risk/marginal days (29:00)
  • Conflicts in the storm chaser community on social media (37:00)
  • Advice for young aspiring female weather enthusiasts (42:30)
  • Origins of Girls Who Chase (52:45)
  • Storm chasing and monetization (01:21:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:23:55)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:26:23)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:29:45)
  • E-Mail Segment
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 896:

Girls Who Chase Storms

Girls Who Chase Instagram

Jen Walton Twitter

Jennifer Walton Storm Chasing and Photography

Midland Weather Radio

Picks of the Week:

Jen Walton – Case Archive by Cameron Nixon

James Aydelott – Okie James Tweet of vacation photos

Jen Narramore – Man Whose Family Says He Was ‘Born to Ski’ and Budapest Native Killed in Separate Colo. Avalanches

Rick Smith – The Tinker AFB Tornadoes of March 1948

Neil Jacobs – Out

Troy Kimmel – FAA Aviation Weather Handbook

Kim Klockow-McClain – WxChris Tweet on controversial weather topics

Bill Murray – Out

James Spann – The Great March 21, 1932 Disaster

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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