Category: Events

Join Us for a Virtual Southern New England Weather Mini-Conference on November 14th

Join Us for a Virtual Southern New England Weather Mini-Conference on November 14th

| October 19, 2020 | Reply

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 20th Southern New England Weather Conference has been postponed until next year, tentatively to be held on Saturday, October 23rd, 2021. However, there will be a virtual mini-conference from 9 AM to 11 AM on Saturday, November 14th, 2020. Registration is required, but it is free. The three […]

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New Schedule for Blue Hill Webinar

New Schedule for Blue Hill Webinar

| June 15, 2020 | Reply

Thanks to all of you who have attended the Observatory’s webinars. With many people now back at work and things getting somewhat back to normal, we have decided to present only one webinar a week. Thank you. Wednesday, June 17 1 p.m.The Mysteries of TornadogenesisPresented by Sean Ernst, PhD meteorology student University of Oklahoma Tornadoes […]

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Tornado Week- Three new Webinars on the Worcester Tornado

Tornado Week- Three new Webinars on the Worcester Tornado

| June 7, 2020 | Reply

Monday June 8 100 PM EDT  The Worcester Tornado by Bill Chittick June 9, 1953 is so memorable and monumental in Massachusetts history that we have three presentations on it. We start with author Bill Chittick doing a presentation he has done for groups all over New England including people who lived through the Tornado.  […]

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Blue Hill Webinars June 1-5

Blue Hill Webinars June 1-5

| June 1, 2020 | Reply

MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2020- 1 PM Educational Resources at Blue Hill Observatory  Presented by Don McCasland, Program Director Learn how to use the website to teach climate and weather. See examples of materials available to build your own weather instruments and different premade kits available, see the full range of kite resources including books, materials, […]

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Blue Hill Online Programs this Week

Blue Hill Online Programs this Week

| May 26, 2020 | Reply

WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2020 1 PM Cloud Observing and Identifying Please send an email to dmccasland@bluehill.org to receive a link and password to this program. FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2020 1 PM Long Term Forecast and Variability Caused by Ocean Volcanoes Presented by Special Guest Joe D’Aleo First Director of Meteorology at The Weather Channel Currently, a […]

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Blue Hill Online Programs this Week

Blue Hill Online Programs this Week

| May 18, 2020 | Reply

MONDAY, MAY 18, 2020 1 PM Carol: Remembering her Fury Hurricane Carol was one of the worst tropical cyclones to ever affect Southern New England. Charles Orloff, Executive Director, BHO witnessed it and will describe its fury. Please send an email to dmccasland@bluehill.org to receive a link and password to this program. WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2020 […]

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Blue Hill Online Program this Week

Blue Hill Online Program this Week

| May 11, 2020 | Reply

MONDAY, MAY 11, 2020 1PM Wind Speed and direction recorders at Blue Hill Observatory Learn about historic and modern wind speed and wind direction sensors both that are working and that have been retired Please join our program from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Send an email to dmccasland@bluehill.org to get a link and password. […]

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Blue Hill Online Program this Friday

Blue Hill Online Program this Friday

| May 4, 2020 | Reply

FRIDAY, MAY 8, 1-2 p.m. Significant Nor’easters in New England Robert Thompson, Retired Meteorologist in Charge from NWS/Taunton. Learn about some of the most significant of these well-known but sometimes misunderstood storms. To join this program please send an email to dmccasland@bluehill.org

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Tim Kelley’s Weather Program Continued Friday

Tim Kelley’s Weather Program Continued Friday

| April 22, 2020 | Reply

Tim Kelley of NBC10 Boston will continue his tutorial THIS FRIDAY, MAY 1st, on how to look at online resources to make your own forecasts. Tim will share several of his favorite web sites, explain how to use the site and what the information on a page means.  Topics will include forecast models, satellite and […]

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A Grand Achievement—Blue Hill Observatory’s Unbroken 135 Year Recording of the Weather—Help Us Celebrate!

A Grand Achievement—Blue Hill Observatory’s Unbroken 135 Year Recording of the Weather—Help Us Celebrate!

| February 3, 2020 | Reply

Imagine, Blue Hill Observatory’s first weather observations were made on February 1, 1885 at the top of Great Blue Hill— from that day on we have maintained an unbroken recording of the weather! Considered a remarkable resource, Blue Hill Observatory’s data is the most homogeneous climate record in North America and is a benchmark station […]

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Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2020 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2020 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

| January 24, 2020 | Reply

This summer’s workshop  is designed for students who enjoy learning about the weather and who might like a career in meteorology/ atmospheric science. While it is recommended for students between the ages of 14 and 18  years old, others may apply. The workshop will be held during the week of July 13th and July 18th, […]

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Governor Charlie Baker Talks Climate at June 13th BHO Fundraiser

Governor Charlie Baker Talks Climate at June 13th BHO Fundraiser

| June 4, 2019 | Reply

Join us at our Summer Social with Special Guest, Governor Charlie Baker on June 13th! Please visit our on-line store at Square to purchase tickets today!

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Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2019 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2019 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

| January 19, 2019 | 2 Replies

This summer’s workshop  is designed for students who enjoy learning about the weather and who might like a career in meteorology/ atmospheric science. While it is recommended for students between the ages of 14 and 18  years old, others may apply. The workshop will be held during the week of July 15th and July 20th, 2019.  […]

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Cantore Stories: Join us for an evening with Weather Channel Storm Chaser, Jim Cantore

Cantore Stories: Join us for an evening with Weather Channel Storm Chaser, Jim Cantore

| September 12, 2018 | Reply

On Friday evening, November 9th, you will have an incredible opportunity to meet and listen to the most celebrated broadcast meteorologist in the country. For the last 32 years Americans have watched Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore not only cover, but experience every major weather event that has impacted our nation. Hosted by his Weather Channel […]

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Special Event to Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the 1938 Hurricane

Special Event to Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the 1938 Hurricane

| September 7, 2018 | 2 Replies

On Friday, September 21st, Blue Hill Observatory will hold a full day of events to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the 1938 Hurricane. All daytime events are open to the public. The evening lecture is free for Observatory Members, non-members must purchase tickets at $10 each. 11 AM – Observations will be recreated using the […]

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