October 22, 2020 Meeting

October 2020 Meeting

The first meeting of the 2020-2021 year was held virtually via Google Meet. Our guest speaker was Dr. Victor Gensini of Northern Illinois University.

Meeting Minutes
Minutes will be added when they are submitted by the recording secretary.

Call to Order

Rolls

Minutes Approval

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Date (Next Meeting w/directions template)

When: Thursday October 22nd at 7 PM
Where: Virtual (Google Meet)
What: “Subseasonal Forecasting of U.S. Tornadoes and Hail” with Dr. Victor Gensini

Tuesday March 17th Meeting Postponed

Statement from local NWA President Eric Carpenter:

Hello everyone, in support of the coronavirus containment efforts, we are postponing our March meeting that was originally scheduled for 3/17 (new date TBD).
Thank you and let me know if you have any questions.

February 25, 2020 Meeting

The fourth meeting of the 2019-2020 year took place at the National Weather Service Office in Flowood.

Meeting Minutes
Minutes will be added when they are submitted by the recording secretary.

Call to Order

Rolls

Minutes Approval

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December 12, 2019 Meeting

The third meeting of the 2019-2020 year took place at the National Weather Service Office in Flowood.

Meeting Minutes
Minutes will be added when they are submitted by the recording secretary.

Call to Order

Rolls

Minutes Approval

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October 26, 2019 Meeting

October 26, 2019 Meeting

The second meeting of the 2019-2020 year took place at the Mississippi River Basin Model in Jackson and was a joint meeting with the East Mississippi Chapter of the NWA and AMS.

Meeting Minutes

Call to Order
The second meeting of the 2019-2020 AMS/NWA chapter occurred on October 26, 2019 at Buddy Butts park to view the Mississippi River Basin model. This was a joint meeting with the East Mississippi AMS/NWA chapter from Mississippi State University. This meeting was held at 3:30pm given the need to view the model in the daylight.

Rolls
Recording Secretary Joanne Culin took note of the number present. In total, there were 48 attendees with 8 being from the Central Mississippi AMS/NWA Chapter.

Minutes Approval
Given the joint meeting and special field trip, minutes were not summarized.

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Remembering Alex Herbst

Alex Herbst

The Central Mississippi Chapter would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Alex Herbst and our good friends at the East Mississippi Chapter. Alex was the president of the East Mississippi Chapter who helped us plan our combined meeting at the French Camp Observatory last year. He was a very smart and kind person who we will all miss very much.

NWA Statement

NWA statement on the passing of Alex Herbst

September 12, 2019 Meeting

November 27, 2018 Meeting

The first meeting of the 2019-2020 year took place at the National Weather Service office in Flowood.

Meeting Minutes

Call to Order
The first meeting of the 2019-2020 AMS/NWA chapter occurred on September 12, 2019 at the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Flowood, MS. The chapter held a cookout for the first meeting of the year, and after the group had a chance to eat, the meeting was called to order at 7:13pm by President Thomas Winesett.

Rolls
Corresponding Secretary Daniel Lamb took note of the number present. There were 12 attendees present, including 10 active members.

Minutes Approval
Minutes have not yet been finalized from the previous meeting, but President Thomas Winesett summarized the May 2019 meeting for the group.

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May 16, 2019 Meeting

May 2019 Meeting

The fifth meeting of the 2018-2019 year took place at the National Weather Service Office in Flowood.

Meeting Minutes
Minutes will be added when they are submitted by the recording secretary.

Call to Order

Rolls

Minutes Approval

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March 21, 2019 Meeting

March 2019 Meeting

The fourth meeting of the 2018-2019 year took place at the National Weather Service Office in Flowood. Clarke County EMA Director Eddie Ivy and Ben Duett of Lauderdale County EMA were guest speakers.

Meeting Minutes
Minutes will be added when they are submitted by the recording secretary.

Call to Order

Rolls

Minutes Approval

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