A message from our President:

Alan Sealls

A Bylaws Watch Has Been Issued

We are in the forecast cone. New Bylaws for the National Weather Association are not far offshore, and they are approaching fast. Conditions are favorable for the further development of a robust NWA. Stay alert. Like a long-anticipated Drake album, our new Bylaws will "drop” soon for your review.

Look for the Special Bylaws Statement when it is posted online. Don’t panic. You'll have 30 days to comment and ask questions, then members will vote on the new bylaws. Have a plan to be an active participant in our future. If caught in a flood of work, turn around, don’t frown, sit down. Seek a higher plane to clear your mind.

When Bylaws strike, go to an interior room away from outside walls and windows and distractions. Get comfortable and read them. The first thing you will notice: the National Weather Association is moving.

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"Diversity in People, Models, and Methods"

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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.


2018 Annual Meeting Sponsors



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Platinum, gold, silver, and other sponsorship opportunities are available. More information can be found here.
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2018 Exhibitors

2018 WeatherReady Fest