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National Weather Center to host Annual National Weather Festival


The National Weather Center in Norman is hosting the National Weather Festival on Saturday, October 14, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The National Weather Festival is open to the public and free to attend.

The event features many weather-related organizations, including the National Weather Service, the Oklahoma Mesonet, and the NOAA/NWS Storm Prediction Center. Local broadcast meteorologists from KFOR 4, News 9, KOCO 5, Telemundo Oklahoma and Fox 25 will also make an appearance, along with helicopters and storm vehicles.

Other activities include hourly weather balloon launches from the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) and drone demonstrations from the Cooperative Institute for Severe and High-Impact Weather Research and Operations (CIWRO).

Other entities present will include the National Weather Museum & Science Center, Norman Firehouse Art Center, metro-area emergency management, the Oklahoma Aviation Academy and others.

Food trucks and a DJ will be on site.

For a regularly updated list of vendors and further information visit https://www.ou.edu/nwc/nwf.


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