Weather Wise Guy Podcast

Roanoke County native now leading forecasters at National Hurricane Center

July 25, 2021

GUEST: Dr. Michael Brennan, a 1995 graduate of Cave Spring High School in Roanoke county, is the Hurricane Specialist Unit branch chief of the National Hurricane Center in Miami. He currently oversees forecasters who issue daily outlooks and advisories, including watches and warnings during the hurricane season.

TOPICS: Dr. Brennan discusses the perfect storm scenario for Virginia, the frustrations in forecasting and messaging and what he and the forecasters face each season.

Brennan was an intern at WDBJ7 in Roanoke back in the late 1990s. Special thanks to Robin Reed for facilitating the content of the interview.

Read more about Dr. Michael Brennan in his full bio.


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