Start Date/Time: Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 7:30 PM
Location: Town Hall Seattle (Great Hall), 1119 8th Ave
Dr. Cliff Mass, Professor with the University of Washington Department of Atmospheric Sciences, gives a lecture on "The Secrets of Northwest Weather Prediction" followed by a signing of his new book The Weather of the Pacific Northwest
Town Hall Seattle [Great Hall]
1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
Registration for this event is recommended.
This talk will trace the history of weather prediction in the Northwest from its unskillful, subjective early stages through the current period of improved forecasts based on computer weather prediction. The key weather features of the area will be discussed as well as the best sources of skillful weather forecasts. Some instruction of reading the local skies will also be provided.
About the speaker
Professor Mass specializes in the weather of the Pacific Northwest and weather prediction. For the past two decades his group has unravelled the complexities of Northwest weather and developed improved weather prediction technologies. Professor Mass also gives a weekly weather discussion on KUOW every Friday.
Following the lecture, he will be signing copies of his new book "The Weather of the Pacific Northwest", with copies available for purchase.
For more information, please visit the event website at http://www.atmos.washington.edu/townhall/