A message from our President:

Alan Sealls

What a Wonderful World of Weather

"I see skies of blue and clouds of white / the bright sacred day, the dark blessed night / And I think to myself, what a wonderful world"*…of weather. 

Has there ever been a better time to be an operational meteorologist than now? Just consider the data available. We’ve got some wonderful tools. I can do full radar analysis using a $9.99 weather app. True, I did pay hundreds of dollars for my smartphone with monthly data fees that are higher than the cost of filling my gasoline tank, but that’s still amazing to me. That smartphone gives me weather alerts. It knows where I am, even though I sometimes don’t know where it is. 

I can pull up five-minute GOES imagery and see the cumulus towers that are casting a shadow over my subdivision, and I can see the cirrus arriving from the west to give me a halo. And who doesn't want a halo?       READ MORE

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Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 1 March 2018
  • Oral and Poster Presenters Notified: mid-April 2018
  • Preliminary Agenda Posted Online: early Summer 2018
  • 2018 NWA Annual Meeting: 25-30 August 2018

Schedule of Events

  • Broadcast Meteorology Workshop: Sunday, 26 August
  • Student Session including Speed Mentoring: Sunday, 26 August
  • General Sessions: Monday-Thursday, 27-30 August
  • NWA Annual Awards Luncheon: Wednesday, 29 August

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For more information on exhibits, special accommodations, registration and the overall meeting program, keep checking the 2018 Annual Meeting Page and its links, or contact the NWA office at 405-701-5167 or nwahelp@nwas.org. NWA will provide updates on this Web page, on the NWA Facebook Page, Twitter and other social media. Please use the hashtag #NWAS18 for any tweets associated with the 2018 Annual Meeting.


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