The West Central Florida Chapter of the American Meteorological Society chartered in 1961, we have about 100 members. Meetings are held in various places around the Tampa Bay Area including The National Weather Service office in Ruskin, local Television Stations, USF, Museum of Science & Industry, MacDill Air Force Base, and Hillsborough Community College. Meetings focus on the science of meteorology, meteorological tools, exchange of information and friendship.
Interested in atmospheric science? How about the challenging profession and communication methods of Broadcast Meteorology? If so, join us on Friday in the afternoon, 3/24 at 1:00 PM ET and explore the science with us! The West Central Florida chapter of the American Meteorological Society (WCFLAMS) will be hosting an exciting Broadcast Meteorologist Panel of Specialists in collaboration with the University of South Florida and the National Weather Service. The panel will include a core of television meteorologists from across the Tampa Bay region. The Designated Market Area (DMA) of Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, FL ranks 11th in the United States for television broadcasting.
The event will be held at building CWY 206 in the ROTC building on the USF Tampa Campus. Come early for parking.
One of our most popular events, the annual chapter banquet will be held in the evening of April 12 at the Tampa Yacht And Country Club in Tampa Florida. The featured guest speaker will be Andy Johnson, Forensic Meteorological Consultant and former WCFLAMS Chapter President. We look forward to seeing you there. You can sign up for the banquet by visiting the Banquet Registration page.