We tried something new—an informal gathering of members to share each other’s work at a popular pub, McMenamins-Broadway. There were 14 who showed up.
Charlie Feris, who
has study the micro-climate of the
Chris Hill, a
recently retired NWS manager from
Tyree Wilde and
Steve Todd, NWS-Portland, spoke of their agency’s new projects: (1) A new
gridded data set that is available to all users, and (2) Upgrade the dynamic
wave model for lower
Seth Hamilton, an
amateur weather observer, has been collecting daily weather data (maximum and
minimum air temperature) for the area around
Rasmus Kreipke, a foreign exchange student from Denmark, shared his observations of Denmark’s weather relative to Portland weather. Danish winters have a little more snow and a little less rain, relative to Portland. Danish summers tend to be a little warmer and winters slightly colder, relative to Portland.
All those attended liked this new format and thought that we should do this once a year. A different location was suggested for the 2nd Annual Weather Sampler.
Note-taker: Kyle Dittmer, OR-AMS President