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Severe Weather Symposium


April 8, 2017 10:00 am
April 8, 2017 5:00 pm


Regency Room
Recommended Entrance &
Entrance 4/ Johnson St. Parking
401 S. Buchanan Amarillo, TX 79101 United States
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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:

 Pantex/CNS

 Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS)

 Local Media

 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

 Survive-a-Storm Shelters

 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.