The Central North Carolina Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (CNCC-AMS) is an autonomous local chapter of the American Meteorological Society made up of professional meteorologists, professors/teachers, students, and other interested individuals from throughout the Triangle (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) and surrounding region of Central North Carolina. Founded in 1968, the CNCC-AMS membership has included numerous prominent individuals in the professional and academic meteorological communities, include two past presidents of the American Meteorological Society.

The CNCC-AMS meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of the month from September through April in Jordan Hall on the campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh. These meetings are open to anyone that has interest in attending and participating in this meteorological networking and informational exchange.

The Central North Carolina Chapter is proud to have been award the Honor Roll distinction by the National AMS for the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 years.

Next Meeting

Thursday, April 21st, Social 7:15PM
James B Hunt Library***
NC State Centennial Campus
1070 Partners Way
Raleigh, NC 27606

***Please note the change of meeting location


Dr. Gary Lackmann, NCSU MEAS Dept


Visualization of Atmospheric Science
Dr Lackmann will be making use of the capabilities of the Teaching and Visualization Lab at the James Hunt Library to visualize various aspects of his atmospheric research


Dr Gary Lackmann earned his BS and MS degrees from Univ of Washington, and his PhD from Univ of Albany. After several years work at SUNY College at Brockport, he joined the NCSU faculty in August of 1999. His recent research projects include investigation of how climate change could impact extreme weather (hurricanes, floods, and midlatitude cyclones), improving numerical model representation of convection and precipitation processes, increasing understanding of the factors that control the intensity and distribution of precipitation accompanying land-falling tropical cyclones, and weather patterns associated with prolific lightning events in central North Carolina. He also serves as the MEAS Dept "Director of Graduate Programs", and has taken an interest in meteorological consulting; providing expert meteorological testimony in several weather-related cases.

For more information about the next meeting, check out the current CNCC-AMS Newsletter. To recieve this announcement via email, please email the Chapter Secretary or subscribe to our email list serve directly through our Yahoo! Groups website.

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2016 Annual Banquet Reminder

RSVP Event
May 6th, Social 6:30PM, Dinner 7:30PM
Doubletree Hilton (Brownstone)
1707 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27605

Banquet Speaker

Chris Homann, ABC11 Weather