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December

8 - Science in the Mountains Lecture Series
Extreme Extraterrestrial Weather 

Mirka Zapletal, Director of Education, McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

Hurricanes, ice storms, and tornadoes can be dangerous, destructive, and even life-threatening, but our storms are tame when compared to those in other parts of the Solar System. Imagine the power of a storm bigger than a planet or one than rains diamonds- that's extreme weather! Join us to learn about the places in our Solar System where bad weather gets taken to the next level.

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January

12 - Science in the Mountains Lecture Series
The Art & Science of Long-Term Weather Forecasting

Derek Schroeter, PhD, Meteorologist, National Weather Service Gray, Maine Office

Excited for lots of winter snow storms? Worried about your heating bills? Join National Weather Service Meteorologist Derek Schroeter as he takes us behind the scenes to help understand how forecasters put together long-term and seasonal predictions. We'll check in and see how winter 2020-2021 predictions are holding up compared with reality, and what we might expect for the rest of the season.

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Ongoing - October 2020 - May 2021

Home of the World's Worst Weather - Virtual Classroom
Connect Live via Zoom - Mondays, 11:15 am (EST)

Presented by Mount Washington Observatory Weather Observers

Join each Monday to view varying programs focused on a particular topic in weather and climate such as air masses or fronts, or how extreme winds are measured. MWO's summit scientists will take roughly 20 minutes to share their knowledge in addition to the latest conditions and forecast from high above tree line, followed by a Q&A session.

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