WeatherBrains 359: I Took Off My Pants

| December 11, 2012 @ 4:55 am

WeatherBrains Episode 359 is now online (December 10, 2012). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Bruce Thomas, Vice President, Midland RadioBruce Thomas is live tonight with Bill Murray and Bruce is tonight’s Guest Panelist. Bruce is a WeatherBrains Alum, having appeared several times. He is a Vice President at Midland Radio and is known in most circles as Mr. WeatherRadio. Bruce is also the President Elect of the National Weather Association.

Kevin Laws, SOO, WFO Birmingham, ALJoining us tonight as our Guest WeatherBrain is Kevin Laws. Kevin is the Science and Operations Officer (SOO), at the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Birmingham.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Extremes today: 87 at Fort Pierce and Punta Gorda, FL, and -24 at Alamosa, CO
  • Marginal severe weather across the Gulf Coast
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is continuing to handle the incoming messages from our listeners.

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101: We’re nearing the start of winter, so it is time for forecasters to start thinking about compensating for snow in making temperature forecasts. So this week the 101 segment looks at what snow cover can do to a temperature forecast.

TWIWH: Bill Murray takes a week off from TWIWH.

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 359:

NWS Birmingham, AL

Spotter Training and Dual Pol Presentation by Kevin Laws

Charles Wax information

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Cliff Mass Weather Blog – Rebuilding the National Weather Service

Kevin Laws – Twister Data

Bill Murray – Kevin Laws’ Polygonology

Brian Peters – Gets the Fog Horn!

Kevin Selle – EdgeRank for News People

James Spann – Edgewater, FL, tornado, Dec. 10, 2012

JP Spann – Joins Brian in getting the Horn! His Dad stole his pick!

Bruce Thomas – Gets the Horn, too. (Midland Weather Radio)

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

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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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