A message from our President:

Alan Sealls 

One of the early music hits of the late Ray Charles was “What'd I Say.” Everyone remembers the part where he says, “Ooh,” and the Raelettes repeat, “Ooh,” and then he says, “Aah,” and they repeat, “Aah.” That was simple communication. 

In addition to my full-time job as a weather communicator on TV, I teach an introductory weather broadcasting course at the University of South Alabama. One of my recent assignments was for the class to compare the NWA and AMS broadcast seal certifications. 

One student handed in a comparison of just the seal logos. I was perplexed. Was he trying to be clever, making up for failing to complete the assignment on time? That sounds like something I would have done in my college days! As I read and re-read his comparison, debating how many tens of points to yank off, I realized that he had actually... READ MORE

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"Diversity in People, Models, and Methods"

43rd NWA Annual Meeting Venue and Hotel: Marriott St. Louis Grand,                 800 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO 63101




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.


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2017 Exhibitors

2017 WeatherReady Fest