Friday, February 27 -- Saturday, February 28, 2015
NOAA Western Regional Center, Seattle WA
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The Northwest Weather Workshop, sponsored by NOAA's National Weather Service, the University of Washington, and the Puget Sound Chapter of the American Meteorological Society, covers recent developments in Northwest weather forecasting and observational technologies, major weather events of the past year, and topics dealing with western U.S. meteorology. It is open to all interested parties.

The theme this year will be "Advances in High-Resolution Prediction over the Pacific Northwest" with several sessions dedicated to recent improvement in numerical weather prediction technology. There will also be a special session on the meteorology associated with the Oso landslide.

DATES: February 27-28, 2015 (Friday and Saturday)

LOCATION: NOAA Western Regional Center, Building 9 Auditorium, Seattle

TIMES: 1pm Friday through 3pm Saturday

Registration will be $35 for regular attendees ($15 for students) and will include Saturday lunch, afternoon and morning refreshments, and a pre-print volume. We will also have a Friday evening banquet (for an additional charge of $45.00). This year the banquet speaker will be John E. Pennington, Director, Snohomish County, Department of Emergency Management who will provide his unique perspective on the dealing with environmental disasters such as the Oso slide.

Pre-registration is required for all attendees and will be available online starting December 1.

For more information contact: Kirby Cook, NWS Forecast Office, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115 (206.526.6095 x224,, or Cliff Mass, Dept of Atmospheric Sciences, Box 351640, University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195 (206.685.0190,