Oregon Chapter – American Meteorological Society

A group welcoming weather professionals, enthusiasts, and those with an interest in science.

Next Meeting: 25th Annual Winter Weather Conference

25th Annual “Winter Weather Forecast Conference” – Saturday 10/28 @ OMSI in Portland Portland, Oregon (October 12th 2017) – After the coldest overall winter since 1978/79, and the most significant Portland metro snowstorm since perhaps January 1980, the … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Next Meeting: Eagle Creek Fire

Eagle Creek Fire Meeting  Join us on Thursday, November 16th from 7:00-9:00 PM for a meeting that will focus on the details surrounding the explosive Eagle Creek Fire in the gorge. … Continue reading

September 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Piece of Weather History

In the 1960’s, KGW meteorologist Jack Capell put together a two piece KGW promotional set that consisted of a vinyl record and large weather map. These items were handed out together. Those … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Presentations: April AMS Meeting

There were approximately 45 people at last night’s meeting. It was a great success and we thank everyone who attended. Big thanks to Colby Neuman and Dave Thompson for their great … Continue reading

April 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

April/May Meetings and Special Announcements

Oregon AMS members, colleagues, et al: Please note the following important updates concerning the Oregon AMS chapter… “Winter Weather Recap” Meeting Presentation Now Posted Thanks again to the nearly 40 … Continue reading

March 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Presentation: 2016-2017 Winter Recap

Thanks to all who showed up for last night’s Winter Weather Recap. Approximately 40 attended last nights annual meeting of the Oregon chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS), hosted … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meeting Tonight & Special OMSI Invitation

Oregon AMS members, colleagues, et al: We hope to see you tonight (Monday evening) at the Golden Valley Brewery in Beaverton for our “2016/17 Winter Weather Recap” and annual election nomination … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Presentation Video: GOES-R Launch

In case you missed it, here’s KGW Chief Meteorologist Matt Zaffino’s presentation about his trip to the Kennedy Space Center and the GOES-R launch. To watch the video… click here!

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Next Meeting: The Launch of GOES-R

KGW-TV chief meteorologist Matt Zaffino will give us a great presentation on his trip to witness the GOES-R satellite launch last fall. Please note — there will be a slightly later … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Presentation: Tornado History & Climatology

We had a great January meeting. A big thanks to Meteorologists Dave Elson and Treena Jensen from the National Weather Service. Click below to download their presentation: NW Oregon and SW Washington … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

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