WeatherBrains 294: Google Foo

| September 13, 2011 @ 1:55 am | Reply

WeatherBrains Episode 294 is now online (September 12, 2011). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Jill HaslingTonight’s Guest WeatherBrain, Jill Hasling, has worked in the field of meteorology since 1974 as a programmer, forecaster, researcher and forensic meteorologist. Since graduating in 1975, she has worked as a marine and tropical meteorologist and provides daily weather forecasts for the offshore oil industry all over the world. She was only the 6th woman to become a CCM in 1992 and was the first woman NCIM member. NCIM is an association of private sector meteorologists. She is one of the few women fellows of the AMS. Jill is the President of Weather Research Center and Director of The John C. Freeman Weather Museum in Houston.

Also joining the show is Elise Schultz who will give us the scoop on the Rocket City WeatherFest.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Weather relatively quiet
  • Some severe thunderstorms in Upper Michigan
  • Tornado Warnings in Flagstaff area
  • New York City 21 inches above average
  • Tropical Storm Maria still in open Atlantic
  • Lightning killed a 21-year-old in Key West
  • 20,000 acres burned in wildfires in Texas
  • and more!
  • Our mail bag gets the attention of our Email Officer who is still advertising for a replacement.

    From The Weather Center:

    WeatherBrains 101: We seem them almost everyday in the sky. Clouds are the topic for this weeks edition of 101.

    TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of September 13th. This week is a big week for hurricanes and Bill does a great job of recapping some of the biggest.

    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 294:

    Rocket City WeatherFest

    The Weather Museum

    Weather Research Center

    Google Fu

    Picks of the Week:

    JB Elliott – Lightning Display Viewed from an Airplane

    Bill Murray – Outback’s Carrot Cake

    Brian Peters – Tropical System Names from Around the World

    Kevin Selle – Barometer World

    James Spann – NWS Ridge Radar Page

    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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