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Events

Learn about the history of the Weather Station

August 7, 2014

"The History of the Fort Collins Weather Station -- What we have learned" starts at 7 p.m. on Aug. 11 in Auditorium Room 101 in the Suzanne and Walter Scott, Jr. Bioengineering Building.

Colorado State Climatologist Nolan Doesken at the commemoration of the Campus Weather Station on July 28, 2014.The Fort Collins Weather Station has been measuring the weather on the Colorado State University campus continuously for over 125 years. A historic plaque was recently installed commemorating this achievement.

You can learn all about the weather station, its history and its importance to state and national weather forecasting at a special lecture by State Climatologist Nolan Doesken and the staff of the Colorado Climate Center at CSU, Monday, Aug. 11.

"The History of the Fort Collins Weather Station -- What we have learned" starts at 7 p.m. in Auditorium Room 101 in the Suzanne and Walter Scott, Jr. Bioengineering Building, Meridian and Laurel streets, on the Colorado State University campus in Fort Collins.

Come early and visit the Weather Station, across the street from the Scott Building near the Lory Student Center. The station will be open 6-6:45 p.m.

The lecture and tours are free and open to the public.

This special event is hosted by the CSU College of Engineering, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado Climate Center and the Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station, with help from several generous sponsors.

For more information, contact Doesken at nolan@atmos.colostate.edu or (970) 491-3690.