NYC/LI AMS Chapter Members and Weather Enthusiasts – Spring Meetings

Mark Kramer is a big supporter of NJWO so I wanted to post and share this and encourage folks to head on over to the other side of the river for these meetings.

Date:        Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.

Speaker:    Chris Vaccaro, Public Affairs Director for the National Weather Service, Washington, D.C.

Topic:         Communicating the Weather:  Using the Press and Social Media to Inform and Save Lives

Location:   Nassau Community College, Building: Cluster F, Room 123

Meet Chris, a former NYC/LI AMS Chapter member, and socialize with members prior to our meeting at dinner at 5:15 p.m.  See attached for details and maps.




Also please mark your calendar, or enter it electronically:


Date:        Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.

Speaker:    Dr. Louis W. Uccellini, Director of the National Weather Service, National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)

Topic:         Extending Forecast Skill for Winter Storms: Challenges Associated with Improving the Prediction of Major Snow Events and Public/User Response to These Forecasts

Location:   Nassau Community College, College Center Building (CCB) Room 252-253



Northeast Snowstorms, By Paul J. Kocin and Louis Uccellini will be available for sale and author signing at the May Mtg.  If you want to purchase the book and cannot make the May meeting, advise us by e-mail and pick it up at the April 12th meeting.



Please post, forward to colleagues and spread the word.  Spring has sprung and the NYC/LI Chapter has also sprung back to life after a long January!


Hope to see you all at both meetings!


Mark L. Kramer, Chair

NYC/LI Chapter of the AMS

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