The Western States Water Council and the California Department of Water Resources are cosponsoring a workshop in a continuing series between western states and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the research community on improving sub-seasonal to seasonal (S2S) precipitation forecasting to support water management decision-making. The agenda will include topics on experimental forecasts of West Coast atmospheric ridging pattern that could provide predictability of extended dry conditions, statistical modeling of seasonal precipitation, and a pilot research project for seasonal forecasting of western mountain snowpack.
SCHEDULE: The workshop is being held in San Diego, California on May 22-24, 2019 at the Doubletree San Diego Downtown. It will begin Wednesday, May 22 at 1:00 pm and conclude Friday, May 24 around 12:00 pm noon.
MEETING FACILITY: Doubletree by Hilton San Diego Downtown, located at 1646 Front Street, San Diego, California 92101.
MEETING REGISTRATION: There is no fee required to attend.
GUEST ROOM ACCOMMODATIONS/RESERVATION METHOD: A block of rooms has been reserved and will be held through May 1, 2019 at the Doubletree San Diego Downtown. Please contact the hotel’s reservations department directly at (619) 239-6800, or central reservations at (800) 222-TREE, and announce the Western States Water Council to receive the established group rate of $125 per night. Reservations are subject to availability at the time of booking. The group rate will be extended three (3) days before and after the room block dates, subject to availability. Reservations received after the cutoff date of May 1, 2019, will be confirmed on a room availability basis at the rate in effect at the time of the request.
Please note: The Hotel maintains a forty-eight (48) hour cancellation policy for individual guest room reservations.
PARKING: The Hotel offers self-covered parking at the hotel at a charge of $16.00 per car per night.
CUT-OFF DATE: May 1, 2019
GROUND TRANSPORTATION (San Diego): The Doubletree San Diego Downtown offers a complimentary airport shuttle to hotel guests. In order to get picked up at the airport, the day of arrival, each guest should call the hotel directly at 1-619-239-6800 from the airport after luggage pick up. To be taken back to the airport, guests must make a reservation with the Concierge or Front Desk. The airport shuttle arrives at the front entrance of the hotel and departs every thirty (30) minutes.