ARLINGTON, Texas -The Texas Severe Storms Association (TESSA) will host the National Storm Conference on Saturday, February 8, 2014 in the Bluebonnet Room at the University of Texas at Arlington. Speakers will deliver presentations on severe weather safety, storm spotter training and in-depth discussions on supercell and tornado meteorology.
One of the event's major elements, the annual Super Storm Spotter Session, will provide the highest level of training available to storm spotters anywhere in the country.
"As the largest metropolitan area in Tornado Alley, the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex is the perfect place for the National Storm Conference," said Martin Lisius, TESSA chairman. "DFW sees it's share of dangerous weather each year and over time has established itself as a center for severe weather education that benefits communities across the country."
This years event is expected to draw nearly 500 attendees, including storm spotters, storm chasers, emergency managers, forecasters, researchers, educators, and others from across the US.
The Texas Severe Storms Association is a 501(c)3 national non-profit organization dedicated to severe weather education. The group was founded in 1993 and is based in Arlington, Texas. It is the largest organization of its kind in the nation.
Bluebonnet Room in E. H. Hereford University Center USNG 14S PB 77047 23134.
Parking in Lot F11 USNG 14S PB 7706 2319, or Lot F12 USNG 14S PB 7695 2323