Washington weather icon Cliff Mass will speak in Ocean Shores about historic storm events along our coast.
The talk will begin at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Shilo Inn.
Mass will touch on events including the 1962 Columbus Day Storm and the “Great Blowdown” of 1921. He also will discuss the progress made in forecasting Pacific cyclones and the expected impacts of global warming.
Mass, a professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington, is also well-known for his weekly National Public Radio segment on Washington state’s weather.
Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students. An optional buffet dinner will be available for an additional $15 for adults, $7.50 for children 12 and under.
The buffet will begin at 6 p.m. in the inn’s lecture hall; the talk will start at 6:30 p.m. in the combined Olympia and St. Helens rooms.