WeatherBrains 247: Lopsided Bullwinkle

| October 19, 2010 @ 10:05 am | 2 Replies

WeatherBrains Episode 247 is now online (October 18, 2010). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Dr. Steve LyonsTonight’s Guest WeatherBrain has a Bachelors, Masters, and PhD from the University of Hawaii. His 13 page resume includes research, teaching, newspaper, surf and ocean wave forecasting, television weather, lecturing, work at the Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch at the NHC and his latest position as the MIC at the NWS San Angelo TX. WeatherBrains is pleased to have Dr. Steve Lyons on the program this week.

Dr. Lyons was the Hurricane and Ocean Wave Expert for The Weather Channel from 1998 until earlier this year. His broad background in meteorology allows him to talk about just about anything tonight including tropical, marine, synoptic, satellite, mesoscale and media meteorology as well as academia.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • What does J.B. shop for in the supermarket?
  • Kevin and Bill get new nicknames
  • Steve Lyons talking like his old college professor, or Bullwinkle?
  • What about those percentages in the NHC tropical outlooks?
  • and more!
  • Our mail bag has been getting some attention and Kevin puts it in perspective.

    From The Weather Center:

    WeatherBrains 101: .

    TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of October 18.

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    Web Sites from Episode 247:

    Picks of the Week:

    JB Elliott – Gets the HORN again!

    Bill Murray – NWS Dual Polarization Training

    Kevin Selle – Sending an iPhone into Space

    James Spann – Wx for iPad

    The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like JB Elliott, Kevin Selle, and Bill Murray. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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    James Spann is one of the most recognized and trusted television meteorologists in the industry. He holds the AMS CCM designation and television seals from the AMS and NWA. He is a past winner of the Broadcast Meteorologist of the Year from both professional organizations.

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