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August 11, 2011

2011 National Weather Service Open House

Portland Weather Forecast Office

You, your staff, family, colleagues and community members are invited to our office in Portland for an Open House on Saturday, August 27th.  The event will run from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The Open House is designed so you can drop in anytime during the event and stay as long as you want.  We will have a short (10-15 minute) presentation at the top and bottom of every hour (e.g., 11:00, 11:30, etc) for those who are interested and offer tours of our facility that emphasizes conversations with our staff.  You'll have plenty of opportunity to discuss topics of interest to you.

Some of the areas you can tour and topics discussed or demonstrated are:

Weather Satellite Imagery
Doppler Weather Radar

NOAA Weather Radio (What is it and why do I need one)
Real-time River Stage Displays
Getting Weather from the Internet

And much, much more!

Attached is a flyer (pdf) announcing the Open House with a map to our location.  Please feel free to re-distribute it and pass the word along.  We're looking forward to seeing you on August 27th.  Our address is listed below:

NWS Portland
5241 NE 122nd Ave
Portland, OR 97230

Tyree Wilde
Warning Coordination Meteorologist & OR-AMS Councilor
National Weather Service - Portland, OR