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An Exciting Set Of Speakers To Appear At WRF 2019

An Exciting Set Of Speakers To Appear At WRF 2019

Filed in Featured, News by on September 5, 2019 • views: 854

We have an incredible list of speakers lined up for the WeatherReady Fest 2019 Speaker Series, ranging from weather history to preparing for emergencies to the climate.

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Recent Articles #2

“The Weather Dude” Nick Walker Is Back For 2019

“The Weather Dude” Nick Walker Is Back For 2019

Filed in News by on September 4, 2019 • views: 1410

That’s right… The Weather Dude, Nick Walker, is back for 2018 to perform his weather songs that teach about severe weather preparedness. And, in case he looks familiar to you, Nick is an on-air meteorologist at The Weather Channel.

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Tours Of SWIRLL Given At WRF 2019

Filed in News by on August 14, 2019 • views: 960

Come and see the latest in the scientific study done on severe weather, lightning, radar meteorology, and much more! We’ll have free transportation to take guests from the main WeatherReady Fest…

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James Spann Is Scheduled To Appear At WRF 2019

James Spann Is Scheduled To Appear At WRF 2019

Filed in News by on August 14, 2019 • views: 832

James Spann is one of the most recognized and trusted television meteorologists in the industry, especially in North/Central Alabama.

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2019 WRF Tickets Are Available Now

2019 WRF Tickets Are Available Now

Filed in News by on July 10, 2019 • views: 974

That’s right!!! Timed tickets are now available for the 2019 edition of WeatherReady Fest. What makes these tickets a hot commodity? They’re FREE!!!

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Rocket City Weatherfest Combines Forces With WeatherReady Fest

Filed in News by on June 14, 2019 • views: 1082

So, for those of you who were worried that the Rocket City Weatherfest would not occur in 2019, we have great news for you… they are combining forces with the National Weather Association…

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2019 WeatherReady Fest Venue Selected

Filed in News by on June 14, 2019 • views: 636

After the news was released that the 2019 National Weather Association annual meeting was headed to Huntsville, Alabama, on September 7-12, the WeatherReady Fest Team has been hard at work securing sponsors, exhibitors…

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Thank You St. Louis For A Successful WeatherReady Fest

Filed in News by on September 5, 2018 • views: 876

Thank you to everyone who came out and made WeatherReady Fest 2018 a huge success! While it was a brutally hot day in St. Louis with the high at 95 degrees and the heat index approaching 105 degrees, a record number of guests attended…

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WeatherReady Fest Welcomes Our Special Guest: Ginger Zee

WeatherReady Fest Welcomes Our Special Guest: Ginger Zee

Filed in Featured, News by on August 16, 2018 • views: 1628

That’s right, folks… Ginger Zee, ABC’s Good Morning America and ABC News’ chief meteorologist, and the 2nd runner-up from season 22 of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars, will be at WeatherReady Fest on August 25th, 2018.

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FEMA’s Immersed VR Flood Risk Simulator Will Be At WeatherReady Fest

FEMA’s Immersed VR Flood Risk Simulator Will Be At WeatherReady Fest

Filed in News by on August 16, 2018 • views: 767

What a great way to learn about the value of preparing for natural disasters, especially with the potential of floods along the Mississippi River. FEMA Region VII is bringing its latest virtual-reality educational tool to WeatherReady Fest…

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About The NWA Foundation

Filed in News by on October 16, 2017 • views: 1562

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…

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How Does a Weather Forecaster Know What to Forecast? views: 7

WUSA 9 Chief Meteorologist Topper Shutt answers viewers’ questions about how he uses GOES satellite data to accurately predict the weather. Video from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

How Do We Use GOES Satellites? views: 5

Operated by NOAA and launched by NASA, GOES-P will continue providing critical data used for real-time weather prediction on Earth as well as space weather events, and search and rescue efforts.

The Unsolved Mystery of Tornadoes views: 10

This is a great video on The Unsolved Mysteries of Tornadoes with the late Severe Storm Researcher, Tim Samaras. Video from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

What is In-Cloud Lightning? views: 9

What is in-cloud lightning? Can it help us predict violent storms? Find out in this animated SciJinks video. Video from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.