WeatherBrains 912: Hangover Safety

| July 11, 2023 @ 10:00 am

WeatherBrains Episode 912 is now online (July 10th, 2023). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!


Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is a well-known veteran of the show.  He’s the Science and Operations Officer for the National Weather Service in Birmingham, AL.  Kevin Laws, good to see you again!

We are also honored to have a fellow meteorologist at the NWS Birmingham featured on tonight’s episode.  A graduate of UNC-Asheville’s meteorology program, he’s been with NWS Birmingham since 2015.  Gerald Satterwhite, thanks for taking some time to chat tonight.

Gerald Satterwhite

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

  • NWS outreach to underserved communities (07:45)
  • Notable Alabama meteorological events since 2015 (08:30)
  • January Selma tornado (17:00)
  • Warning process improvement and evolution (36:30)
  • Complacency and excessive watch/warnings (40:45)
  • FAR problems (57:00)
  • Storm spotter over-exaggeration (01:09:30)
  • Future of phased-array radar (01:17:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:32:12)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:33:28)
  • National Weather Round-Up (01:41:00)
  • E-Mail Segment (01:34:28)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 912:

NWS Birmingham

Picks of the Week:

Kevin Laws – Las Vegas just unveiled its new $2.3 billion spherical entertainment venue

Gerald Satterwhite – NWS Weather-Ready Nation Spanish

James Aydelott – Rattlesnake expert interview/FOX-21 Colorado Springs

Jen Narramore – Determining the Location of the 22 May 1855 Chicago Area Tornado

Rick Smith – Dec 2021 Tornadoes NWS Joint Regional Service Assessment

Neil Jacobs – Laser Calculators and References

Troy Kimmel – Foghorn

Kim Klockow-McClain – Orientation in relation to severe thunderstorms

Bill Murray – Foghorn

James Spann – Vermont State Police tweet

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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