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November CMOS Ottawa Lunch Meeting: Weather Warnings

November 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

$20
Peter Kimbell, Warning Preparedness Meteorologist, Meteorological Service of Canada, ECCC
Peter Kimbell, Warning Preparedness Meteorologist, Meteorological Service of Canada, ECCC

SPEAKER:  Peter Kimbell, Warning Preparedness Meteorologist, Meteorological Service of Canada, ECCC

TITLE:  The Ottawa-Gatineau tornado outbreak of Sept 21, 2018; a recap of the event and ECCC’s warning dissemination

ABSTRACT:  As the residents of the region know, the weather which struck Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec on September 21 2018 was particularly severe, spawning six tornadoes and causing extreme damage in the region. This presentation by the Meteorological Service of Canada’s Weather Preparedness Meteorologist for the Ottawa Region, having first hand view, will recap the event reviewing the weather and the damage. This will also be an opportunity to explain ECCC’s new (smartphone) Weather Warning System, which many in the Region experienced for the first time on that day.

Peter Kimbell will present a recap of the event and ECCC’s warning dissemination prior to the occurrences.

PLACE: Rideau Canal Junior Ranks Mess, 4 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Ottawa.  Side entrance, Harmony Room, 4th floor (elevator available)

COST: $25 non members; $20 members & their spouses; students $10

TIME: 12:00 noon, Thursday 15 November

PARKING: On-street parking in the vicinity, or at Ottawa City Hall

RSVP: Please confirm your attendance no later than Friday 9 November by using this Doodle link

Alternatively, please contact any of the following to register if you have problems with Doodle:

Dawn Conway 613-724-2954; email: DMConway1@gmail.com
Ann McMillan 613-831-5851; email:  mcmillan@storm.ca 
Paul Pestieau 613-990-6855; email:  Paul.Pestieau@canada.ca 
Bob Jones 613-820-6336; email:  jonesb@ncf.ca 
Daria Bradbury 613-949-9119; email:  Daria.Bradbury@dfo-mpo.gc.ca 
Hoy Chow 819-938-4429; email:   hoy.chow@canada.ca 
Tom Zagon: 613-992-8431; email:  tom.zagon@canada.ca

CANCELLATION: If you need to cancel, please change your Doodle information as soon as possible or let a contact person know so we can cancel your food order.

Details

Date:
November 15, 2018
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$20
Event Category:
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Website:
https://cmos.ca/site/ottawa

Organizer

CMOS

Venue

Rideau Canal Junior Ranks Mess
4 Queen Elizabeth Drive
Ottawa, On Canada
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