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WeatherBrains 906: Me and My Dumb Friends

| May 31, 2023 @ 1:00 pm

WeatherBrains Episode 906 is now online (May 30th, 2023). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a Tulsa, Oklahoma native.  He’s the Director of the National Severe Storms Laboratory.  Dr. DaNa Carlis, welcome to WeatherBrains!


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

  • Difficult aspects of transitioning to positions of leadership in the meteorological community (31:00)
  • Purpose and mission of NSSL (34:15)
  • Challenges of mentoring in the meteorological field (01:10:30)
  • Future of NSSL (01:17:45)
  • Unlocking mysteries of severe local convective storms (01:22:45)
  • Possible tropical activity in Gulf?  (01:33:30)
  • 2023 hurricane season outlook (01:35:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:30:30)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (No segment this week)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:32:15)
  • E-Mail Segment (No segment this week)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 906:

Dr. DaNa Carlis Twitter

Picks of the Week:

Dr. DaNa Carlis – Carnival passenger documents 24-hour nightmare as storm pounded cruise ship off Southeast coast

James Aydelott – Tulsa native named Director of NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory

James Aydelott – How algorithmic curation breaks our brain

Jen Narramore – Out

Bruce Jones – Out

Rick Smith – Tenth Anniversary of the May 2013 Significant Tornado Events

Neil Jacobs – ENSO: Recent evolution, current status and predictions

Troy Kimmel – Government of Guam News

Kim Klockow-McClain – ‘Murderers’ and ‘criminals’: Meteorologists face unprecedented harassment from conspiracy theorists

Bill Murray – Out

James Spann – Historical Hurricane Tracks

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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