Observatory Events

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May

8 - Public Program: Tales from the ‘Home of the World’s Worst Weather’ at Forbush Memorial Library, Westminster, MA

Join MWO’s Will Broussard for an investigation into the unique life and work of weather observers stationed at the observatory year-round. Please contact host site for more information regarding start time and length.

14 - Public Program: Tales from the ‘Home of the World’s Worst Weather’ at Wakefield-Brookfield Historical Society, Sanbornville, NH

Join MWO’s Will Broussard for an investigation into the unique life and work of weather observers stationed at the observatory year-round. Please contact host site for more information regarding start time and length.

15 - Public Program: Tales from the ‘Home of the World’s Worst Weather’ at Milford Town Library, Milford, MA

Join MWO’s Will Broussard for an investigation into the unique life and work of weather observers stationed at the observatory year-round. Please contact host site for more information regarding start time and length.

June

15 - Join us for our 2019 Annual Meeting!

WHERE: Weather Discovery Center
2779 White Mountain Highway North Conway, NH 03846

SCHEDULE:
10:30am - 11:00am: Join us for coffee and light refreashments with members, truestees, and staff
11:00am - 12:00pm: Board Meeting - Updates from Executive Director Sharon Schilling and reports from the Board of Trustee's Committees
12:00pm - 12:45pm: Specail Presentation: Snow Pack sensing project
Director of Research, Dr. Eric Kelsey will present preliminary results from his snowpack project and explore the need for improved monitoring and understanding on snowpack variability in the mountains

1:45pm - 2:45pm: - Pinkhan Notch Hike to the Snowpack Sensors led by Dr. Kelsey
This hike is about 15 minutes up and down the Tuckerman Ravine Trail to two snowpack sensing stations
Lunch and Travel to Pinkham Notch on own

RSVP:
Please PSVP for the meeting and the hike at Pinkham before June 10th by emailing sturnbull@mountwashington.org or calling (603) 356-2137 Ext. 223

July

19-20 -  Seek the Peak

Join us for the Nation's Premier Hiking event, our largest annual fundraiser, Seek the Peak.  Gather in the White Mountains of NH for a weekend filled with hiking, observatory tours, two parties and an amazing gear giveaway!  Learn more at www.seekthepeak.org.

27 - Overnight EduTrip: THE SCIENCE OF THUNDERSTORMS

Participate in this summit overnight experience, and examine the fascinating science behind the anatomy of thunderstorms, supercells and tornado development. Space is limited – register today!

August

3 - Overnight EduTrip: HURRICANES AND CYCLONES: THE SCIENCE OF TROPICAL WEATHER

Join our summit scientists and explore the mechanisms that make hurricanes and tropical systems so powerful. Learn the meteorology behind their formation, and the impacts felt beyond the tropics. Learn more here.

10 - Overnight EduTrip:THE SCIENCE OF THUNDERSTORMS

Participate in this summit overnight experience, and examine the fascinating science behind the anatomy of thunderstorms, supercells and tornado development. Space is limited – register today!

31 - Overnight EduTrip: HURRICANES AND CYCLONES: THE SCIENCE OF TROPICAL WEATHER

Join our summit scientists and explore the mechanisms that make hurricanes and tropical systems so powerful. Learn the meteorology behind their formation, and the impacts felt beyond the tropics. Learn more here.

Hikers Wanted!

Hikers Wanted!

Head to the White Mountains of NH for the Nation's Premier Hiking Event, Seek the Peak, taking place July 19-20 in support of Mount Washington Observatory.

Registration is Open!
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