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Cantore Coming to WeatherReady Fest!
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Cantore Coming to WeatherReady Fest!

Filed in News by on September 7, 2016 • views: 396

When you hear that Jim Cantore is coming to your town, most people get worried. It usually means bad weather is on the way. But not this Saturday in Norfolk!

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Schedule Set for Saturday!
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Schedule Set for Saturday!

Filed in News by on September 7, 2016 • views: 599

The passports and stamps are ready! The maps and schedules are ready. The cool wristbands have arrived! The stickers are waiting for the kids! The two part door prize tickets are ready. And the door prizes are rolling in! The exhibitors are champing at the bit to talk to the visitors and run the activities!

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Floods of Fun!
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Floods of Fun!

Filed in News by on August 18, 2016 • views: 317

WeatherReady Fest is about kids having fun while learning basic meteorological concepts. They 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. The inventor of the activity will actually be at the Fest!

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Sponsors Make Free a Reality for WRF
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Sponsors Make Free a Reality for WRF

Filed in News by on August 18, 2016 • views: 249

The National Weather Association wanted to make WeatherReady Fest free for all attendees, so they partnered with a series of key organizations to underwrite the cost of renting the entire Nauticus Science Museum facility for the day on Saturday, September 10, 2016.

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Be A Weather Rock Star!
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Be A Weather Rock Star!

Filed in News by on August 17, 2016 • views: 240

Hey Members of the Weather/Emergency Enterprises: It’s not to late 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!

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Storm Chasing Film to Appear at WRF
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Storm Chasing Film to Appear at WRF

Filed in News by on August 17, 2016 • views: 235

Filmmaker Blake Naftel will appear at the National Weather Association WeatherReady Fest on Saturday, September 10th, screening his new movie The Storm Chasing Anthology. The history of storm chasing weaves interviews with famous chasers and exciting archive video from some of their most thrilling escapades. Naftel will answer questions after the screening.

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Exciting Speaker Lineup Announced
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Exciting Speaker Lineup Announced

Filed in News by on August 17, 2016 • views: 284

Charles Dudley Warner said, “Everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” But at the National Weather Association WeatherReady Fest in Norfolk on Saturday, September 10, 2016, you will find all kinds of people who are doing something: meteorologists who study hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning, and more—to help keep people safe.

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Cola, Sports and Zombies!

Filed in News by on July 11, 2016 • views: 218

Dr. Marshall Shepherd, host of the popular Sunday morning news/interview show Weather Geeks on The Weather Channel will be speaking at the National Weather Association’s WeatherReady Fest on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Norfolk. His topic, “Cola, Sports and Zombies”, is a look at the implications of communicating weather and climate.

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Directions and Parking for Nauticus
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Directions and Parking for Nauticus

Filed in News by on July 10, 2016 • views: 286

WeatherReady Fest will be at the beautiful Nauticus Naval Museum and Battleship Wisconsin on the waterfront in downtown Norfolk. The facility is easy to access from all areas of the Hampton Roads. Parking is plentiful as well.

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NWS SKYWARN Training
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NWS SKYWARN Training

Filed in News by on July 9, 2016 • views: 228

Do you have a passion for weather? Maybe you like to gather scientific data or observe weather conditions. Either way, the Basic SKYWARN class that will be held at the WeatherReady Fest is for you!

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