Severe Weather Symposium
April 8, 2017
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Regency Room, Entrance #5
Amarillo/Potter/Randall Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will join in this year’s National Weather Service (NWS) Severe Weather Expo. The event is free and open to the public.
The Expo, designed to promote community preparedness for the upcoming severe weather season, will feature a Kid’s Corner with activities and experiments, plenty of presentations from local weather experts, a free door prize raffle, and the NWS’s grade school color contest winners will be announced.
Other participating agencies include:
Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS)
Panhandle Amateur Radio Club
Don Harrington Discovery Center
Skywarn Ham Radio Group
Texas Tech University American Meteorology Society
West Texas A&M School of Engineering – EF Scale and Wind Team
American Red Cross
Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)
High Plains Food Bank
Vaughn Concrete Products (storm shelters)
For more information about the Severe Weather Expo call the National Weather Service at (806) 335-1121 or the Office of Emergency Management at (806) 378-3004.