Columbia Weather Systems Updates

Oregon AMS hosts

By: CWS3175, 6:42 PM GMT on April 25, 2012

The "Godfather of Pacific Northwest Weather" Dr. Cliff Mass comes to Portland May 12th

The Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological society (AMS) is proud to announce that it will host Dr. Cliff Mass, Author & Professor of Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Washington on Saturday, May 12th. Dr. Mass is affectionately known by many as the "Godfather of Pacific Northwest Weather." Dr. Mass has put together an amazing presentation for us entitled, “The Future of Northwest Weather Prediction.” If you have ever used the University of Washington's WRF-GFS and MM5-NAM weather models located at: you will not want to miss out on this special presentation.

Dr. Mass will give a detailed look at how computer weather models have revolutionized weather forecasting. He will also detail new modeling enhancements that will be coming online in the not-so-distant future.

This meeting is free and open to all ages of the general public. Please feel free to share this notice others via your favorite social media source. Note - a large audience is expected, please arrive early for best seating. For complete meeting details, including overnight accommodations and driving directions, please click:

Win a $300 Davis Home Weather Station

The Oregon AMS will be raffling off some great items at the meeting. The grand prize is a $300 Davis home weather station. Other raffle items include, Dr. Mass’ book entitled “Pacific Northwest Weather” and his weather DVD. Raffle tickets will be sold for as low as 50 cents each at the meeting. Someone is going to win these items. It could be YOU!

Oregon AMS web site:


Phone: 503-504-2075


CWS Launches New Website

By: CWS3175, 6:35 PM GMT on April 25, 2012

Our new website features enhanced customer applications and more detailed product information in a walk-through decision-making format.

Site visitors will have the most current information as the new CMS format enables easy updates.

The URL remains the same:

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