A message from our President:

Alan Sealls

If you read this, I will pay you…

Compliments. If you read all the way through this, I will pay you compliments!

If you stare into the mirror for a while, you’ll notice things that you have never seen before. You’ll definitely notice that you’ve aged and changed. That’s not a bad thing if you account for it in your limits and in your strengths. The National Weather Association has also aged and changed. We are wiser and intend to have a long, healthy life. That’s why we follow best practices for organizational, financial, and legal security. Expect to see some of these changes in our updated Bylaws and amended Articles of Incorporation. They will be different, but different is not bad when it has a good reason behind it. Without change, there is no progress.

Many NWA members may wonder what the staff and Council do behind the scenes. You need to know your National Weather Association is working hard to ensure our organization has a positive and robust future, continuing our mission of supporting operational meteorologists.       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

Additional Information

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.


2017 Annual Meeting Sponsors


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2017 Exhibitors

2017 WeatherReady Fest