Omaha-Offutt AMS is pleased to have Tim Marshall, engineer and meteorologist with Haag Engineering Company in Dallas, TX, at the 7 April 2011 meeting. His talk, titled "Inside VORTEX2", will give us an inside look at Project Vortex.
Tim has a B.S. in Meteorology from Northern Illinois University, an M.S. in Atmospheric Science from Texas Tech University, and an M.S. in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University. Tim has written numerous articles and presented hundreds of lectures on storm effects on buildings. He has appeared on more than 50 television programs about tornadoes and including the Discovery Channel, National Geographic, the Oprah Winfrey Show, and The Weather Channel. Tim's hobby is chasing storms. In his 33 year storm chase career, Tim has seen more than 200 tornadoes and 20 hurricanes. He consulted with the movie TWISTER and was past editor of STORMTRACK MAGAZINE. In 2009 and 2010, Tim took part in the Vortex 2 project. His tasks included deploying instrumented pods in advance of tornadoes and being a lead forecaster. (http://snr.unl.edu/CPSWS/keynote.asp#tab2).
Date: Thursday, 7 April 2011
Location: Valentino's (5022 S 108th St., Omaha, NE, 68137;402-331-0300)
Time: 5:30 - 8:30 PM
Dinner Menu/Price: Includes the dinner buffet, drink, and tax ($14):
Appetizer (Choose from 10 selections):
- Spinach dip and flat bread
- Zzagos pizza rolls
Soup & Salad Bar (Choose from 20 selections):
- Tossed salad and fresh veggies
- Homemade salad dressings
Pasta Salads & Fresh Fruits
- Choose from over 25 selections...homemade favorites for over 25 years.
The Italian Bakery
- Choose from homemade bread sticks to Valentino's famous garlic rolls.
- Choose from 6 different pasta selections and homemade sauces.
- Choose from 10 different award-winning pizzas.
Baked lasagna, meatballs Parmesan, and other Italian favorites
- Choose from over 15 selections including bar-b-que, chicken, pot roast, ribs, and more!
Dessert Bar & Ice Cream
- Choose from over 15 mouth-watering desserts...create your own masterpiece.
Special buffet for children available!
Please RSVP with the number of people wishing to attend to
by 3:00 PM on Tuessday, 5 April. Dinner choices will be ordered in person at the restaurant. "No shows" are responsible for payment of their meal even in the event of unfulfilled attendance. Cash or checks only please. (Please make checks made out to Omaha-Offutt AMS).
Dues for 2010-2011: $10 for regular members and $5 for student members will be collected at this meeting (cash or checks only).