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Recent Articles #1

WeatherReady Fest Acknowledged In Associations Now Magazine

WeatherReady Fest Acknowledged In Associations Now Magazine

Filed in News by on May 2, 2017 • views: 96

Just a few days ago, we were surprised to find out that Associations Now had listed the WeatherReady Fest in their article “For The Kids: Child-Friendly Conference Events.” It goes on to mention that while conferences are usually for adults, a few

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Recent Articles #2

The Perfect Place for WRF: Discovery Cube OC

The Perfect Place for WRF: Discovery Cube OC

Filed in News by on April 7, 2017 • views: 120

Igniting imaginations and fostering wonder for how the world works, Discovery Cube in Santa Ana, is the perfect place for a day of learning about weather and seismic hazards! With themed science adventures, interactive programs, and STEM learning spaces, the award-winning Discovery Cube is a Southern California icon!

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About The NWA Foundation

Filed in News by on April 7, 2017 • views: 110

The National Weather Association Foundation was founded by the National Weather Association (NWA) in 2016. The Foundation’s vision is to advance understanding of our atmosphere and environment by providing educational programs, scholarships and grants, with a focus on developing our next generation of scientists and improving society’s ability to understand and respond to impact events.

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Floods of Fun! views: 481

WeatherReady Fest is about kids having fun while learning basic meteorological concepts. Kids will pretend they are FedEx airplanes avoiding thunderstorms in a fun exercise. They will be thunderstorms dumping heavy rain on different kinds of ground using the Ward’s Flood Plain Model.

Be A Weather Rock Star! views: 380

Hey Members of the Weather/Emergency Enterprises: It’s time to sign up to exhibit or volunteer at WeatherReady Fest. Every member of the NWA and the Weather and Emergency Enterprise has a role at WeatherReady Fest! Pick the one that best suits you: Volunteer, Exhibitor, Activity Leader or Sponsor!

Sponsors Make WeatherReady Fest Possible! views: 382

Putting on an event with the scope and scale of WeatherReady Fest is no small undertaking. It takes money to rent out the space, develop the printed materials, makes signs and banners and make sure the volunteers have water and something to eat so they can continuously interact with the crowd.

Exciting Speaker Lineup In Store! views: 418

Charles Dudley Warner said, “Everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” But at the National Weather Association WeatherReady Fest in Orange County on Saturday, September 16, 2017, you will find all kinds of people who are doing something: scientists who study earthquakes, tsunamis, fires, floods, droughts, tornadoes, lightning, and more—to help […]