Meeting Minutes

From Meeting on November 7, 2018:

Hey everyone,

If you weren't able to make it to the meeting last Wednesday, here is what we covered:

Upcoming Events

November 14: Weather Wednesday 5:30 PM @ Mitchell Center

December 5: Meeting 5:30 PM @ Mitchell Center

SeCAPS (Southeastern Coastal and Atmospheric Processes Symposium)

SeCAPS is a Meteorology Conference held at South. Dates for this year are April 5-6, 2019. It’s free for students!! Be sure to check out https://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/artsandsci/earthsci/meteorology/secaps/keynotes.html to see who this year’s keynote speakers are!

Outreach

We have several schools lined up in Mobile County. If you signed up, we will be contacting you with more information soon. Also, please be on the lookout for another doodle poll from Rebekah to determine Spring availability.

Mitchell Center Cleanups

We will need at least 10 students to volunteer to help clean up the basketball arena after the games. The dates are February 7th and February 28th. This is a great fundraising opportunity for the club! More information will be sent out on this next semester, and remember that if you attend both, you will receive a free met club t-shirt.

Study Abroad

Scholarships

Wx Wednesday Ideas

We will be sending out a poll so please rank the following Weather Wednesday ideas in order of your favorite. The top 3 will be prioritized as we may not be able to guarantee that the selected ones will be pulled off.

  • Baron
  • Disaster Response Center
  • Mobile Emergency Management Agency
  • Private Company
  • National Data and Buoy Center
  • Fedex/UPS/Amazon
  • SPC Fire Weather Forecaster

Mesonet

Dr. Kimball is looking for 1-2 students who would be interested in being a mesonet technician starting in the Spring. The job entails mowing grass in the enclosure and checking/replacing instruments. You would be paid minimum wage. Please contact Dr. Kimball (skimball@southalabama.edu) if you are interested.

The Prowl

If you are interested in recording the weather forecast for South’s 24 hour radio, please contact Peyton Barlow (peb1421@jagmail.southalabama.edu) or Amber Kulick (acc1525@jagmail.southalabama.edu).

Shirt Designs

We would like to have t-shirts for both the Met Club and SeCAPS this year so if you have a design for either, please email it to the club!

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email the club!

 

Thanks,

Caitlin Ford

USA Meteorology Club Secretary