Austin Weatherfest 2013February 22nd, 2013 at 11:06 am by markmonstrola under Weather
Get blown away by a full day of weather science and family fun. Get an up-close look at some of the most dramatic natural events and the science behind them. Learn about predicting the weather from local meteorologists. Test your ability to predict and survive severe weather, try out equipment used by storm chasers, and much more. Finally, don’t miss a special screening of Tornado Alley 3D in the IMAX Theatre and FREE screenings of Wild Texas Weather at 12:30 and 2:30 pm.
Teachers - earn CPE hours by attending the meteorology lecture and enjoy time with your families during the hands-on activities.
Full Schedule of Activities
10:00am – 3:00pm – Weatherfest Activities (Grand Lobby, 2nd Floor Lobby, Classrooms)
10:00am – 11:30am – Session I – Skywarn Training (Austin Room)
Presented by the National Weather Service
11:00am – 11:50am – Educator Weather Presentation “Central Texas Weather” (Texas Spirit Theater)
12:00pm – 1:00pm – Session II – Storm Chase Videos and Q & A with Storm Chasers (Austin Room)
12:30pm – Free Screening of Wild Texas Weather (Texas Spirit Theater)
1:30pm – 2:30pm – Spotter Training Safety Session (Austin Room)
2:30pm – Free Screening of Wild Texas Weather (Texas Spirit Theater)