WeatherBrains 331: JB Push the Blue Button

| May 30, 2012 @ 3:00 am

WeatherBrains Episode 331 is now online (May 29, 2012). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Our episode for May 29th features two guest WeatherBrains coming to us from the ABC News Headquarters.

Sean PotterFirst, Sean Potter is back to test his threshold for pain like last week’s guest. Sean is a Communications Specialist for the NWS in New York City. He is also a contributing editor at Weatherwise Magazine. He has formerly served as a producer at Good Morning America.

Gerard McNiffOur second guest is Gerard McNiff has been a meteorologist for ABC News for 25 years. His main role has been with the Good Morning America program also. He is a graduate of Lyndon State University.

This episode also marks the first video broadcast of the show via a Google Plus Hangout.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • National extremes: 101 in Laredo, TX, and 25 at Stanley, ID
  • Severe weather occurring in Oklahoma
  • Beryl still churning across Southeast US about to emerge into Atlantic
  • Severe weather in Northeast US
  • Moderate Outlook for Day 2 for Oklahoma
  • and more!
  • Our email officer has taken a hiatus from the show for awhile. An announcement will be forth coming probably by next week on a replacement.

    From The Weather Center:

    WeatherBrains 101: A question comes to 101 about storm surge values in the hurricane scale – or have they been removed? The professor delves into the question to try to provide an answer.

    TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of May 28th. The major event Bill discusses concerns a typhoon.

    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 331:

    ABC Good Morning America

    Don’t forget about

    NWS Director Retires after Story Breaks on Money Issues

    Picks of the Week:

    JB Elliott – Clouds from Beryl in Panama City Beach

    Bill Murray – Venus transiting the Sun

    Brian Peters – National Hurricane Center’s new director

    James Spann – Earth Science Office

    JP Spann – Snow in Wyoming

    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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