WeatherBrains 271: Bocce Ball Paperback

| April 5, 2011 @ 2:00 am | 1 Reply

WeatherBrains Episode 271 is now online (April 4, 2011). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

H. Michael Mogil, Consulting MeteorologistTonight’s Guest WeatherBrain joins us from his home in Naples, FL. H. Michael Mogil is a certified consulting meteorologist with B.S. and M.S. degrees in meteorology from Florida State University. His company, How The Weather Works, is dedicated to providing high-quality educational weather services to teachers and students from pre-school through adulthood. He has earned the American Meteorological Society’s Television Seal of Approval and is also a Certified Consulting Meteorologist. He has practiced meteorology for almost 35 years, working closely with educators across the country since 1979.

And a brief report on a big exercise involving an earthquake in the Central US.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • 103 degrees in McAllen and -1 at Yellowstone Lake
  • Long line of thunderstorms
  • Snow cover down to 21 percent
  • and more!
  • Our mail bag officer, Kevin, claims to have computer issues so he’s out again! Maybe he’ll be able to catch up on the mail bag next week.

    From The Weather Center:

    WeatherBrains 101: Last week we took a look at some of the changes coming to the GFDL model used in hurricane forecasting. This week we’ll look closer into the model, some of its history, and where it has been.

    TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of April 5th. The weather events of this week include what you might expect – tornadoes. But this week also included some tremendous cold, snow, JB’s first day at work, and dust storms.

    Listener SurveyListener Surveys: Okay, we continue to drive this topic into the ground, but we really do like to hear from you. Many thanks to everyone who has taken the time to fill out the Listener Survey. The survey takes just a minute or two to complete and provides us with an opportunity to learn where you are and hear your thoughts and comments on the show. Click here to take the survey.

    Web Sites from Episode 271:

    How the Weather Works

    Howard University weather camps

    Mike Mogil’s Extreme Weather book

    Mike’s Weather Insider book

    Impact of Budget on Satellites

    Picks of the Week:

    JB Elliott – falls back on SkyDaver

    Bill Murray – Chrome Logo

    Brian Peters – Aurora Forecasts from Geophysical Institute

    James Spann – Gets the Fog Horn

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

    Category: WeatherBrains

    About the Author ()

    Brian Peters is one of the television meteorologists at ABC3340 in Birmingham and a retired NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist. He handles the weekend Weather Xtreme Videos and forecast discussion and is the Webmaster for the popular WeatherBrains podcast.

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