WeatherBrains 660: Smells Like Glade Plugins

| September 11, 2018 @ 7:18 am

WeatherBrains Episode 660 is now online (September 10, 2018). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Joining us once again for this episode of WeatherBrains is Dr. Marshall Shepherd from the University of Georgia. He needs almost no introduction to our audience as a former President of the AMS and the host of The Weather Channel’s WxGeeks show. Dr. Marshall Shepherd, welcome back to WeatherBrains! Dr. Shepherd was a guest panelist on episode 572 and guest WeatherBrain on episode 628.

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • Extremes: 111 at Death Valley, CA. & Ocotillo Wells, CA, and 21 at Stanley, ID
  • Three hurricanes in the Atlantic
  • Florence threatening landfall in the Carolinas as major hurricane
  • Isaac to move into Caribbean
  • Helene to stay at sea
  • Another storm to affect Hawaii (Olivia)
  • Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
  • and more!

Our email bag officer is getting set for the potential impact of Florence on her area, so no email tonight.

From The Weather Center:

WeatherBrains 101: This week we take a look at one of the reasons you never turn your back on the ocean. They are called sneaker waves and for a very good reason. Sometimes when the ocean looks tranquil it can change quickly.

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.

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Web Sites from Episode 660:

Atmospheric Science at UGA

Picks of the Week:

Kim Klockow-McClain – had her baby last Thursday, September 6th.

Brian Peters – National Data Buoy Center

Dr. Marshall Shepherd – CIMMS Satellite page

Rick Smith – Twitter post about Mets mental health, too

James Spann – GOES-16 Full Disk animation

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Tropical Tidbits

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Nate Johnson, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Rick Smith, Kevin Selle, Kim Klockow-McClain, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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Graph of tropical systems

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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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