WFO Quad Cities Cooperative Observer Appreciation Day

On Saturday, July 17th 2004, the NWS Office in Davenport, Iowa (Quad Cities) hosted a Cooperative Observer Appreciation Day.

The event recognized the efforts and dedication of NWS Cooperative Observers from across the Davenport office’s Service Area. Guest speakers passed along their thanks and praise to the observers. Included among the guest speakers were, NWS Central Region Director Dennis McCarthy, Iowa State Climatologist Harry Hillaker, Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel, and Steve Hilberg from the Midwest Climate Center.

Local media attended the event. A reporter from the Quad City Times interviewed various people, including speakers, NWS Quad Cities staff, and cooperative observers.

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Food Fun & Games!
Sign in table.
Volley Weather Balloon Game
Comparing COOP OBS Bingo Answers.
Getting the story straight.
Guest Speakers
Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel
Steve Hilberg from the Midwest Climate Center
Iowa State Climatologist Harry Hillaker
People Listening To Jim Angel Talk
People Listening To Dennis McCarthy Talk

NWS Cooperative Observers!

Catherine Winslow Galena, IL
NWS Cooperative Observers!
Dan Murphy Stanley, IA
Don Korns Aledo, IL
Eugene Frye Cedar Rapids, IA
Jim Nichting Salem, IA
Mark Mulvaney Coggon, IA
Melvin Green Dubuque, IA
Sandra Smithart Sigourney, IA
Richard Sourdiff DeWitt, IA
Steve Meyer Apple River Canyon, IL
Susan Bell Marengo, IA is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.