WeatherBrains 293: Dancing Naked in 40 Degree Dew Points

| September 6, 2011 @ 2:00 am | Reply

WeatherBrains Episode 293 is now online (September 5, 2011). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Dr. Jon NeseTonight’s Guest WeatherBrain has three degrees from the Pennsylvania State University. He is a Nittany Lion through and through, even co-hosting two radio shows about Penn State Athletics. He was a Storm Analyst at The Weather Channel and the Chief Meteorologist for the Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia. He is currently in his second teaching stint at Penn State and is a Senior Lecturer there. Dr. Jon Nese, welcome to WeatherBrains!

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Remnants of Lee meandering across Southeast with flooding issues
  • Wildfires in Texas due to dry weather
  • 200K without power in Central Alabama
  • and more!
  • Our mail bag has been getting stacks of letters. Kevin grabs a handful and summarizes listeners feedback.

    From The Weather Center:

    WeatherBrains 101: Weather has always been the topic of various folklore. Tonight we take a look at one of those sayings which you often here in the spring and fall.

    TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of September 6th. Naturally, the week features a major hurricane.

    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 293:

    Penn State University

    Picks of the Week:

    Bill Murray – Reporters Blown Away in Hurricanes

    Brian Peters – National Radar Mosaic

    Kevin Selle – Lightning at 7,200 fps
    Big Picture from

    James Spann – Laser Meets Lightning

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

    Category: Alabama's Weather

    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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