WeatherBrains 283: Back Hair and Catheter

| June 28, 2011 @ 1:55 am | Reply

WeatherBrains Episode 283 is now online (June 27, 2011). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Dr. Greg Forbes, The Weather ChannelTonight’s Guest WeatherBrain needs no introduction to our audience. He is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University. His graduate degrees came from the University of Chicago, where he studied under the legendary Theodore Fujita. He taught at Penn State, became a Fellow of the AMS, and has authored two books on forecasting and disasters. He has been on the team at The Weather Channel where he is known as StormMasterG. It is with great pleasure we welcome the Severe Weather Expert at The Weather Channel, Dr. Greg Forbes, to WeatherBrains.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Lubbock met visits Kevin on their anniversary
  • Lubbock 112 last Sunday, second hottest ever there
  • All time highs in Texas Panhandle over the weekend
  • Flooding in North Dakota is severe
  • Wildfires still going in Southwest US
  • 27 West Yellowstone today for the coolest in the country
  • and more!
  • Our email in box is still getting letters even though our Email Officer is trying to pawn off the job to anyone.

    From The Weather Center:

    WeatherBrains 101: Everyone knows what a vortex is but do you know what VORTEX is? Or what is VORTEX2? This week on 101 we explore two ambitious projects to improve our understanding of tornadoes.

    TWIWH: Bill Murray does a live weather history quiz.

    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 283:

    The Weather Channel

    Dr. Greg Forbes bio

    Picks of the Week:

    JB Elliott – Non-Tornado Clouds

    Bill Murray – Tom Hanks Dancing with Univision Weather Girl

    Brian Peters – Weird and Beautiful World of Fluid Dynamics

    Kevin Selle – NWS Dissemination Re-architecture

    James Spann – Warn on Forecast

    The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like JB Elliott, Kevin Selle, 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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