KPTV-12 hosted our meeting. This was our largest (non-OMSI) monthly AMS meeting in many years, with 48 people attending.
Oregon AMS Executive Councilor Steve Pierce
recapped the 2008/2009 winter season in
Winter 2008/2009 highlights are as follows:
Most snowfall in a single December since records have been kept at PDX (1941-2009).
Snowiest "White Christmas" with 6-12 inches of snow on the ground.
Eleven consecutive days of snowfall in December, a new record for
Near record high pressure reading of 30.74 in January!
All-time January record is 30.78"
East Wind Event
Six days with gusts of 40 mph or higher at TTD (Troutdale) in mid-January.
Don't forget, nominations are currently open for the upcoming annual AMS elections that will be held in April. Return your nominations today!
Note-taker: Bobby Corser, 2008-2009 OR-AMS President