2004 Northwest  Weather Workshop

27-28 February 2004

Seattle, Washington

Building 9, NOAA Sand Point



    The Pacific Northwest Weather Workshop will be held Friday and Saturday, 27 and 28 February 2004, at Building 9 on the NOAA Western Regional Center campus at Sand Point in Seattle, Washington.This annual conference, sponsored by the National Weather Service, University of Washington, and Puget Sound Chapter of the American Meteorological Society, covers recent developments in weather forecasting and observational technologies, major weather events of the past year, and topics dealing with western U.S. meteorology.

This year we are encouraging abstracts dealing with:weather and surface transportation in the PNW, major PNW weather events of 2003/4 including the snow and ice storm earlier this month, local modeling efforts, and the transition to gridded forecast disseminaton in the Pacific Northwest.In addition to these specific areas, we welcome abstracts covering material of general interest to the meteorological community of the Pacific Northwest.

The banquet will take place at Mia Roma Italian Restaurant in Kenmore on Friday, February 27 at 7 PM (no-host bar at 6 PM).  Cost will be $25 per person including:

Pasta, Lasagna, or Chicken Scallopine Marsala

Salad, bread, dessert, soda or coffee.  Tax and tip.

Pre-registration is requested for all attendees. Registration will be $20 for regular attendees ($5 for students) and will include afternoon and morning breaks, and a pre-print volume.


For more information contact: Brad Colman/Chris Hill, NWS Forecast Office, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115 (206.526.6095 x 224/222, brad.colman@noaa.gov or chris.hill@noaa.gov), or Clifford Mass, Dept of Atmospheric Sciences, Box 351640, University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195 (206.685.0190, cliff@atmos.washington.edu).