WeatherBrains 900: Cold, Sleety, Snowy Crap

| April 18, 2023 @ 1:00 pm

WeatherBrains Episode 900 is now online (April 17th, 2023). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the Virginian author of eight books, including the nonfiction “Without Warning:  The Tornado of Udall, Kansas”; an account of the 1955 F5 tornado that struck Udall, Kansas.  He’s also an English professor and a professional farmer.  Jim Minick, thanks for joining us tonight!

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

  • Looking back at 1955 Udall, KS F5 (10:45)
  • Use/technique of creative non-fiction to record history (27:15)
  • Use of teletype reports in the 1950s (33:00)
  • History of the tornado warning (52:25)
  • Takeaways from “Without Warning” (01:28:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:34:45)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:37:26)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:45:40)
  • E-Mail Segment (01:39:12)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 900:

Jim Minick Website

“Without Warning: The Tornado of Udall, Kansas” by Jim Minick

Midland Radio

Picks of the Week:

Jim Minick – The Udall Kansas Tornado: May 25, 1955

James Aydelott – Some Observations and Radar Pictures of the Blackwell and Udall Tornadoes of May 25, 1955

Jen Narramore – Tornadoes and Severe Weather of March 31, 2023

Bruce Jones – Southern Airways Flight 242

Rick Smith – The Great Plains Tornado Outbreak and Blackwell Tornado of 25-26 May 1955

Neil Jacobs – Foghorn

Troy Kimmel – El Niño/Southern Oscillation Diagnostic Discussion

Kim Klockow-McClain – Full Committee Hearing – Establishing an Independent NOAA

Bill Murray – Foghorn

James Spann – WeatherBrains Episode 1

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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