The Central Alabama NWA Chapter will hold its first meeting of 2018 tonight at 7:00 PM, but arrive early for sign-in, meet and greet, and snacks. The guest speaker for this meeting will be Kevin Laws, acting Meteorologist-in-Charge at the National Weather Service - Birmingham. His topic will be, "Does the National Weather Service Have a False Alarm Problem?" The meeting will be held at the Hampton Inn Birmingham-Colonnade 280 (address and directions are listed below).
All that is interested in weather is welcome to attend the meeting. You'll be able to mix-and-mingle with some of the meteorologists from the National Weather Service in Birmingham and from the Birmingham TV market. We'll have snacks, soft drinks, and water available for all who attend. And if you are already a member, please invite a friend, a co-worker, or even family.
2018 membership dues are $25.00, or $10.00 for non-members at the door. Non-members have the option to sign-up for membership at the meeting. We also have a discounted membership rate for those who are students. For more information and to make a payment, please visit the Central Alabama NWA Chapter website.
Also, don't forget to make a donation to the 2018 Scholarship Fund. Minimum amount is $10, but you are welcome to give more. Information is on our website.
We hope to see you there tonight!
Scott Martin, President
Central Alabama NWA Chapter
Address of Meeting:
Hampton Inn Birmingham-Colonnade 280
3400 Colonnade Parkway
Birmingham, Alabama 35243
Directions to the Hampton Inn:
From I-459 to US 280, (Exit 19); Go East on US 280 about 1/10th of a mile, turn right onto Colonnade Drive, (it will be the 1st right hand turn). Proceed straight ahead for 3/10th a mile and the hotel will be on your right at the corner of Colonnade Drive and Colonnade Parkway. Located in the prestigious Colonnade Corporate Center.
First of all, we the leadership of the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association would like to thank you for your support. Whether you have been a member since 2013, or just jumped aboard as recently as December, your participation and financial support are greatly appreciated.
We would love for you to continue with your participation and financial support for 2018. We have maintained our annual membership dues at $25.00. While there are many excellent speakers right in our backyard, we occasionally like to invite experts from around the country, and your membership dues gives up that opportunity. And don’t forget to earmark an addition amount for the Chapter Scholarship! All monies donated will go straight into the scholarship fund.
Student Membership Available
A student rate that makes it even more affordable for you to join in the networking and learning afforded by the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association. The new student rate is $15/year.
The Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association was founded in 2001 and is based in Birmingham, AL. The objective of the organization is to promote the science of meteorology through networking of individuals with a common interest in weather.