WeatherBrains 352: Hand in the Wine

| October 23, 2012 @ 4:30 am

WeatherBrains Episode 352 is now online (October 22, 2012). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Jennifer Rukavina, WPSD-TVTonight’s guest panelist is the Chief Meteorologist at the NBC affiliate in Paducah, KY, WPSD. She grew up in Canton, OH. She has her Masters degree from Mississippi State University. Our guest panelist is Jennifer Rukavina.

Ginger Brookover, authorOur guest WeatherBrain is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of West Virginia University with a B.A. and M.A. in communication studies. Ginger Brookover is a freelance landscape photographer and avid weather enthusiast. She is also a member of the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association, Brookover has served as a public school volunteer as science team leader. Her student team’s experiments have flown on NASA sub-orbital rocket launches at NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Student work was also accepted for flight on the space shuttle and a flight to the International Space Station. She lives with her family in West Virginia.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Extremes: 96 at Laredo, TX, and 15 at Cut Bank, MT, and Shelby, MT
  • JB unable to join us tonight due to the death of his sister
  • TS Sandy named today in the Southwest Caribbean
  • But where is Sandy going?
  • Good weather over much of the country
  • and more!
  • Our email bag officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

    From The Weather Center:

    WeatherBrains 101: So, we are getting deep into Fall, one of my favorite seasons. But have you ever given much thought as to how the seasons come about? Well, that’s the topic on 101 for this episode.

    TWIWH: Bill Murray looks back at the week of October 22nd.

    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 352:

    WPSD-TV Paducah, KY

    NWS Paducah, KY

    Ginger’s book, Storm Path

    Picks of the Week:

    JB Elliott – Mammatus Clouds and Crepuscular Rays

    Nate Johnson – What If topic of lightning

    Bill Murray – NWA National Conference Agenda

    Brian Peters – Addition of General Thunderstorm Information to Day 3

    Jennifer Rukavina – Jennifer’s pictures

    Kevin Selle – Thunderstorms from ISS

    James Spann – Montreal Weather Center

    JP Spann – 14 Years of Weather

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

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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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