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Dave Freeman 2016A message from our President:

Dave Freeman 2016: Behind the Scenes: Another Step Forward

We have a Thanksgiving tradition in my family of going around the table and having each person share the things they are thankful for in the past year. It is a very sweet tradition, and it helps to keep us focused on what is truly important in life.

In that spirit, may I say how grateful I am for the success of our 2016 Annual Meeting in Norfolk. Attendance was strong, the spirit was great, papers and posters were enlightening, and all signs point to a healthy organization that continues to grow and develop.

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Connecting Operational Meteorologists in Pursuit of Excellence in Weather Forecasting, Communication and Service

41st NWA Annual Meeting Venue and Hotel:
Norfolk Waterside Marriott, 235 East Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510

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Better Science, Better Communication, Better Results

Operational meteorologists constantly strive to improve the science behind the forecast. We also want to make sure the people we serve receive, understand and then act on the information that we provide. If we utilize the best possible science and are effective communicators, lives will be saved and impacts to the economy minimized. Join the National Weather Association in Norfolk and help the weather enterprise advance on this path of service.

Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 March 2016
  • Oral and Poster Presenters Notified: 18 April 2016
  • Preliminary Agenda Posted On-line: 1 July 2016
  • 2016 NWA Annual Meeting: 10-15 September 2016

Schedule of Events

  • Broadcast Meteorology Workshop: Sunday, 11 September
  • Ninth Annual Student Session including Speed Mentoring: Sunday, 11 September
  • NWA Weather Workshops for K-12 Teachers: Tuesday, 13 September
  • General Sessions: Monday-Thursday, 12-15 September
  • NWA Annual Awards Luncheon: Wednesday, 14 September

Additional Information

For more information on exhibits, special accommodations, registration and the overall meeting program, keep checking the 2016 Annual Meeting Page and its links, or contact the NWA office at 405-701-5167 or

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