A message from our President:

Looking to the skies 

By the time you read this, our nation will have experienced a once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse. The buzz surrounding this event has been astounding. It began well over a year ago when hotels along the path of totality began selling out, and plans for comprehensive decision support services were already being devised. Web pages dedicated to this eclipse were launched long before many knew the event was on the calendar. 

Upon learning of the eclipse some time ago, my first thought was, “Wow, we had better get that cloud and rain forecast 100% correct!” This may end up as one of the most anticipated—and scrutinized—cloud forecasts this nation’s weather enterprise has ever seen. Akin to sweating a forecast for one’s outdoor wedding, unfulfilled promises of clear skies and dry conditions can result in much anger and disappointment under such circumstances... READ MORE

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NWA_ColorNWA Annual Meeting 2017

"Putting Science Into Service"

42nd NWA Annual Meeting Venue and Hotel: Hyatt Regency Orange County, 11999 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove, CA 92840

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Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 9 March 2017
  • Oral and Poster Presenters Notified: early May 2017
  • Preliminary Agenda Posted Online: Summer 2017
  • 2017 NWA Annual Meeting: 16-21 September 2017

Schedule of Events

  • Broadcast Meteorology Workshop: Sunday, 17 September
  • Student Session including Speed Mentoring: Sunday, 17 September
  • General Sessions: Monday-Thursday, 18-21 September
  • NWA Annual Awards Luncheon: Wednesday, 20 September

Additional Information

For more information on exhibits, special accommodations, registration and the overall meeting program, keep checking the 2017 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 #NWAS17 for any tweets associated with the 2017 Annual Meeting.

 

2017 Annual Meeting Sponsors

Platinum:

Baron      Factor 110

Gold:

       (Lanyard Sponsor)

Silver:

Supporting

Platinum, gold, silver, and other sponsorship opportunities are available. More information can be found here.
For questions, please contact the NWA Office: nwahelp@nwas.org

2017 Exhibitors

2017 WeatherReady Fest

The National Weather Association WeatherReady Fest will take place at the Discovery Cube OC in Santa Ana in Orange County on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. You must purchase admission to the Cube in order to attend WeatherReady Fest.

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