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CCAMS Meeting Minutes for March 3, 2016


• Thanks for coming to the hockey game/happy hour!

• Bake sale success!
o Thanks to Jeff, we raised over $20 at Mann Library!
o Maybe Ho Plaza next?

• Alumni Weekend
o The FINALIZED DATES ARE Friday April 15th – Sunday April 17th
o Those attending need to pay $20
• Please give money to Sahri in 1103
o Please RSVP by March 8th
o Invitation was sent via Griffin through email
o Maureen McCann will be the keynote speaker!

• Sports Forecasting
o Great way to practice forecasting
o Google doc to fill in forecast
o 73 games left so let Mandy know via email at alp96@cornell.edu if interested
o Great feedback!

• Forecasting Nights
o Brett has been running these
o Next one is March 3/10 at 5pm in 1101
o Taking a closer look at synoptic scale forecasting, with a focus on how winter storms form and what causes them to track over certain areas

• Relay for Life
o Jeff made a group for us
• April 15th to April 16th 4pm to 4am
• You can participate in the Relay as well as raise money for the event through CCAMS
• See Jeff’s email for more info and make sure to sign up soon!
• Weather Photo Contest
o We are holding a photo contest for the next Cornell Weather cover photo
o If you have some cool weather photos, post them on the Cornell Weather Facebook page
o Due by March 20th

• We’re going to Binghamton!
o Going on Friday April 8th
o Need to determine a final time, but most likely in the afternoon
o We will be getting a tour of the office as well as the radar!
• Should take around 2 hours with another two hours spent there, so four hour trip in total
o Shaun and Carolina need a definite list of those attending closer to the date
• They will send an email out with more information

• Broadcasting Nights
o Still every Monday from 4:45pm to 5:45pm in the forecasting room on the 10th floor
o We have new equipment!!
• Green screen holder
• Studio light
• Microphone
o We will be planning a trip to ICTV soon!

• Education and Outreach
o We are now a Weather Ready Nation Ambassador!
o Upcoming events
• March
• WRN Spring Campaign
• April
• Cornell Ag Day
• Bring-a-Child-to-Work-Day –April 28th
• Expand-Your-Horizons – April 30th
o Contact Ethan (ecb99) if you have any questions!

• Updates from Jess
o Ithacation
• Think about articles!
• CCAMS Podcasts
• PSA video
• Next weekend or the weekend after
• Will send out a doodle poll about this!

Meeting Adjourned