WeatherBrains 348: Hang Out Hangs Up!!

| September 25, 2012 @ 5:00 am

WeatherBrains Episode 348 is now online (September 24, 2012). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Episode 348 GuestsIt’s a three for all on this episode with three guests plus our interviewer is Nate and not Bill who is at a ball game in Baltimore, MD. Kim Klockow is a WeatherBrains alum from the OU College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences in Norman, OK. Also we have Dr. Randy Peppler is from the Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies. Besides these great guests, we have Rick Smith, another WB alum, who is the Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the NWS Norman office.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Extremes: 112 Death Valley, CA, and 23 at Sparta, WI
  • Some fine Fall weather across much of the eastern half of the country
  • Nadine comes back
  • and more!

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From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101: This week we’re taking a look at the units of pressure – specifically the pascal! Yes, that’s standard unit for pressure, but to keep things of a similar magnitude by adding “hecto” to the front pascal. So what does this all mean? 101 tries to sort this out!

TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of September 24th.

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 348:

Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies

Weather and Society Watch Trial

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Paper by Klockow and Peppler

Brian Peters – Gets the Horn!

Kevin Selle – app called Skitch

James Spann – Behind the Scenes Look at Meteorology

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Nate Johnson, 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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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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