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Coldest Weather of Season Possible Next Weekend
COLDEST AIR OF THE SEASON POSSIBLE NEXT WEEKEND? MAYBE! BUT WHERE? The following may sound like a foreign language, however, I will get to the bottom line at the very bottom. Today’s (Sunday’s) 12z weather models (Euro, GFS and several GFS Ensembles) are getting pretty close to spilling the coldest air of the season into […]
HIGHLY ANTICIPATED OREGON AMS “PACIFIC DECADAL OSCILLATION (PDO)” MEETING WITH DR. NATE MANTUA IS JUST TWO WEEKS AWAY!
Spread the word! The 2012/2013 Oregon AMS season kicks off with a bang in just two weeks. On Wednesday, September 12th at 7pm Dr. Nate Mantua from the University of Washington will give attendees a great lecture on the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). It is well […]
Nice Weather Ahead For Dad’s Weekend
Just a short post today. I hope you all get outside and enjoy the nice weather that we have coming over the next few days. Temperatures should be at or slightly above normal for afternoon highs both tomorrow and Saturday in the Portland metro area. After Saturday, the weather cools down a bit on dad’s […]
The “Godfather of Northwest Weather” Dr. Cliff Mass To Talk In Portland
Spread the word! It’s official, the man affectionately known as the “Godfather of Pacific Northwest Weather,” Dr. Cliff Mass will speak to the Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) on Saturday, May 12th in Portland. The meeting is free, open to all ages of the general public and will begin at 10 AM […]
ANNUAL “WINTER WEATHER RECAP” MEETING NEXT TUESDAY!
The ever popular Oregon AMS annual “Winter Weather Recap” meeting is next Tuesday, March 13th at 7pm at KOIN-TV studios in Portland. Hosted by KOIN-TV Chief Meteorologist Bruce Sussman, this meeting is sure to be well attended once again this year. KPTV Chief Meteorologist Mark Nelsen will recap the winter and see how it stacked […]
Gone With The “Crown Point” Wind – Part 2
No, this is not your local “wanted” bank robber! It is actually me dressed in what is needed when we make the annual migration to experience extreme wind! Local weather lovers from all around the Portland area flock to Vista House at Crown Point, just east of Portland each winter. Did I mention the severe […]
It’s Showtime Weather Friends!
This is the moment that all of the local weather guys and gals drool over! The “BIG” 19th Annual Winter Weather Forecast Conference is this coming Saturday (Oct 29th at 10am) at OMSI in Portland. This is our premier event of the year for the Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). What will […]
“Fest” Forecast = HOT!
It is time to address something “VERY” important (pun intended)! The 2011 “FEST” forecast for this coming weekend’s 40th annual Vancouver Sausage Festival! Here is the forecast in one word — HOT! Temperatures will be in the 90’s from today through the weekend. Expect three things if you attend this years fest; 1. Potentially the […]
Where’s The Sunshine & Warmth?
The image above (albeit not that easy to read here) is the latest Euro model output. It continues to show one weather system after another hanging around the Pacific Northwest over the next 7 days or so. The devil will be in the details, but it is safe to say that there won’t likely be […]
A Quick Saturday “Tease”
A Quick Saturday “Tease” A quick Saturday afternoon update since my house is full of 25 women enjoying a family baby shower! Help me! 🙂 By now, most of you have seen the latest models or heard from other sources that the Pacific Northwest could be in for a BIG late season arctic blast with […]