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WeatherBrains 902: Corn Fed Tornado

| May 3, 2023 @ 10:00 am

WeatherBrains Episode 902 is now online (May 1st, 2023). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a suggestion of friend of the podcast Jay Farlow.  He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in meteorology at the University of Oklahoma.  He earned his PhD in Atmospheric Sciences and is now a research scientist at the University of Illinois.  His research interests include weather analysis and forecasting, computational fluid dynamics / numerical weather prediction, severe convective storms including thunderstorms and tornadoes; the role of microphysical processes in mesoscale convective systems (MCSs), and hurricane track and intensity prediction.  Dr. Brian Jewett, welcome to the show!

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

  • Illinois dust storm vehicle pile-up (13:00)
  • 50th anniversary of May 1973 Brent tornado (33:33)
  • Study of long-track tornadoes (34:15)
  • Risk assessment and communication with regards to long-track tornadoes (45:30)
  • Positive aspects/benefits of long-track tornadoes from a communications perspective (1:09:30)
  • Problems with warning for QLCS tornadoes (01:13:13)
  • Virginia Beach tornado 4/30/23 (01:36:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:23:32)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:25:11)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:35:30)
  • E-Mail Segment (01:33:15)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 902:

Dr. Brian Jewett

Midland USA weather radio

Picks of the Week:

James Aydelott – Storm that killed 3 came closest in years to proving existence of 125-year-old myth about OU

James Aydelott – Oklahoma Tornadoes Tweet “Additional 1949 Norman F4 damage from the OU campus.”

Jen Narramore – 6 dead, 30 injured after fiery pileup involving 60 to 80 vehicles on I-55 near Farmersville

Bruce Jones – Foghorn

Rick Smith – April 19, 2023 Large Hail & Tornado Event

Neil Jacobs – Link incoming

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – Thoughts on the Space-Time Distribution of Tornadoes

Bill Murray – Foghorn

James Spann – April 27, 2011 Memorial

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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