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WeatherBrains 909: MCS of Doom

| June 20, 2023 @ 1:00 pm

WeatherBrains Episode 909 is now online (June 19th, 2023). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a previous guest on the show, appearing on the podcast back in April 2010.  He is a professor of geographical sciences at ASU, where he has taught since 1986. He serves as Rapporteur on Extreme Records for the United Nations/World Meteorological Organization, and in this connection is responsible for researching and verifying global weather records. Randall Cerveny, thanks for joining us tonight!

Randall Cerveny | ASU Search

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

  • Anomalous June weather pattern (01:10)
  • Treaties concerning record-keeping for Antarctica (18:30)
  • History of the WMO/150th Anniversary (21:45)
  • Study/history of the jet stream (27:00)
  • Previously involved/expensive process of building weather stations (35:30)
  • How process of naming tropical systems started (41:00)
  • IPCC (44:00)
  • 6/15/23 Perryton TX tornado (01:11:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (No segment this week)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:12:00)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:13:35)
  • E-Mail Segment (No segment this week)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 909:

School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at Arizona State University Twitter

“Freaks of the Storm: From Flying Cows to Stealing Thunder: The World’s Strangest True Weather Stories” by Randy Cerveny

Picks of the Week:

Randall Cerveny – World Meteorological Organization’s World Weather & Climate Extremes Archive

James Aydelott – Photo of Lawton OK softball-sized hail from Rebecca Raye twitter

Jen Narramore – Bring on the AI Talent

Rick Smith – Out

Neil Jacobs – Simulating Thunderstorm Convection Craziness

Troy Kimmel – Out

Kim Klockow-McClain – 104th AMS Annual Meeting

Bill Murray – Dangerous fire weather conditions becoming more common across U.S.

James Spann – Jeff Piotrowski Tweet/Perryton TX Tornado

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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