WeatherBrains 339: Two Rooms Away and Asleep

| July 24, 2012 @ 4:45 am

WeatherBrains Episode 339 is now online (July 23, 2012). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Jeff Craven, SOO, WFO Milwaukee, WITonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the Science and Operations Officer at the National Weather Service Milwaukee. Dr. Jeff Craven is also one of the most recognized names in severe weather. He is one of two developers of the Craven-Brooks severe weather index.

Also joining us is Drew Smith from ReadyWarn. He spends some time discussing the ups and downs of social media.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Dust storm in Phoenix, AZ
  • Extremes today were 119 at Death Valley, CA, and 29 at Chemult, OR
  • JB – the strange looking guy
  • Lake Meade at lowest level since 1937
  • Hot in the middle section of the country as well
  • Severe thunderstorm watch New York into New England
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is really prepared with an audio update due to a conflict with another appointment.

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101: We hear the terms troughs and ridges, so this week we tackle a look at these two items.

TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of July 23rd. This week includes weather factors impacting an aircraft landing in New York City and crashing into the Empire State Building.

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 339:

WFO Milwaukee, WI

NWA National Conference in Milwaukee

CIPS Warm Season Analog Guidance (and Jeff’s pick)


Picks of the Week:

JB Elliott – No pick – gets the horn!!

Bill Murray – CIPS Web Page

Brian Peters – Gets the Fog Horn

Kevin Selle – pc seventy two

Drew Smith – Treehouse Weather Kids

James Spann – Meteorsat 9 Views

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

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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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