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#57 - Guest: James Spann - Code Red Day

July 15, 2018

In This Episode 

  • Guest: James Spann, Chief Meteorologist, ABC 33/40 Birmingham
  • Helicity Designs and discount code
  • Lightning Round: Alabama High or Low
  • Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner
  • Discussion: Is a unified weather communication message just a pipe dream?
  • Wx Resources: We provide some great weather sites, apps and equipment
  • Weather Fools: We share the foolish things people do in bad weather situations
  • Who will be our next guest?

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Our Guest 

James Spann, Chief Meteorologist, ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, AL

James is the Chief Meteorologist for ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, AL. In all, James has been a television weather anchor for over 36 years. Along the way he has worked for WSFA in Montgomery, KDFW in Dallas and two other stations in Birmingham.

A multiple Emmy winner, James has received the two highest awards in the nation for a broadcast meteorologist. One is "Broadcaster of the Year" by the NWA, the other was the AMS “Award for Broadcast Meteorology”.

A panelist on the Weather Brains podcast, James also earned his first ham radio license at the age of 14, and holds an extra class license.

Titan U Minute with Chris Sanner:

Wx Resources Links

Weather Fools Links

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Next episode (58), we’ll visit with popular Texas storm chaser and musician "Pecos Hank" Schyma!


Opening Music: Brett Epstein

Closing Music: Gabe Cox

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