National Weather Association Annual Meeting Coming to Huntsville, AL

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HUNTSVILLE, AL – The National Weather Association’s 44th Annual Meeting will be held in Huntsville, Alabama, at the Von Braun Center from September 7 – 12. The meeting will bring around 600 meteorologists and weather professionals to the event, who will participate in several presentations, workshops and networking events throughout the week. The Title Sponsor of the event is Huntsville-based company Baron.

In conjunction with the meeting, the National Weather Association Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and National Weather Association members will be working with the University of Alabama in Huntsville AMS/NWA Chapter’s Rocket City Weather Fest, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 7. 

WeatherReady Fest is a public event geared towards education and enjoyment of all-things weather, and everyone is encouraged to attend. 

“Games, activities, exhibitors, speakers, tours, balloon launches, large equipment, book signings, stage shows, and prizes will all highlight the information that families need to be better prepared when hazardous weather threatens,” WeatherReady Fest Organizer Bill Murray said.

For more information on WeatherReady Fest, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weatherready-fest-2019-tickets-65112531334.

The National Weather Association Foundation Golf Scramble will be held at the Huntsville Country Club, with lunch provided at 12:30 p.m., and tee-off at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 7. Entry fee is $90, with $5 mulligans. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 7th place, along with other awards for “Closest to the Pin,” “Longest Drive” and “Longest Putt.” 

Proceeds will go to the National Weather Association Foundation, to fund its multiple scholarships and K-12 grant programs. To register for the NWA Foundation Golf Scramble, visit https://nwas.memberclicks.net/nwaf-golf-scramble-2019?fbclid=IwAR3dO9aEGBf_qjXQWF8OYGm0L8IpVZsh3xvtm0YLYjS5-ufiwDHLLuiA5sU#/.

The National Weather Association is proud to host its 44th Annual Meeting in Huntsville, AL — a hub of important weather research, with the University of Alabama in Huntsville, the Huntsville National Weather Service, and its local broadcasters and private sector meteorologists alike.

“The support we have received from the Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the University of Alabama in Huntsville, local businesses, and the local weather community has been outstanding,” National Weather Association CEO Janice Bunting said.

For more information on registering for the NWA 44th Annual Meeting, visit https://nwas.org/annual-meeting-events/annual-meeting/registration-information/.

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