Mike Mogil

Author and Certified Consulting Meteorologist



When:             Wednesday, January 30, 2008


Where:            Arlington, VA Central Library Auditorium

                        1015 N. Quincy St.

                        Metro Orange Line Accessible (Virginia Sq. or Ballston stations)


RSVP:             By Monday, January 28, 2008, to the DC-AMS e-mail box,                                                                 dc.ams.chapter@gmail.com  (preferred), or (for questions or if no email access)                                                by calling Steve Tracton at (202) 330-1090 or Andrea Bleistein at (631) 838-                                           4394


Cost:               No cost.   Desert and soft-drinks are complimentary


Agenda:          6:30 PM         Socialize: Complimentary beverages, cookies

                        7:00 PM         Open Business Meeting

                        7:15 PM         Mike Mogil Presentation: “Extreme Weather”

                        8:15 PM        Discussion

                        9:00 PM        Meeting Closes




Mike Mogil

            During his nearly 30 year tenure with NOAA/NESDIS, Mike authored dozens of technical papers and reports, journal and conference articles about severe weather, flash flooding, ocean storms, emergency preparedness and weather satellite imagery interpretation; numerous lay articles about similar weather topics in newspapers, magazines, weather almanacs, and the internet. Mike earned the American Meteorological Society's Television Seal of Approval and is also a Certified Consulting Meteorologist. As such, his focus has been with “How the Weather Works”, a company providing educational weather services to teachers and students from pre-school through adulthood. Mike has authored several books, the latest being, “Extreme Weather: Understanding the Science of Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Floods, Heat Waves, Snow Storms, Global Warming and Other Atmospheric Disturbances”.


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By Metro to the Ballston or Virginia Square stations on the Orange line. The library is an easy walk from either station (east from Ballston, west from Virginia Sq on N. Fairfax D. to N. Quincy, then north ~ 500’ on N. Quincy. Proceed straight through main entrance to and thorough rear door – auditorium is to the left.


By car:  Ample free parking is available on outside lot next to library and on street (after 6:30 PM)