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National Weather Festival. We're virtual! Join us for a week of children's activities, speakers, and much more! October 25-30,2021. Content will be uploaded daily on our social media and website, stay tuned for more info!

The first-ever virtual National Weather Festival took place from October 26-31, 2020, and it was an immense success!  Providing digital content via our website gave participants across the entire world the chance to attend our festival, and although we were unable to celebrate in person, we were able to host over 150,000 of you! We are coming back to the virtual world October 25-30, 2021! Please stay tuned for more information on this page. 

If you would like to view any of the content featured in the 2020 NWF, please visit our NWC Education and Outreach page.  Thank you for your participation, and we look forward to seeing you next month online!

The college of A&GS presents" National Weather FEstival 2021 Movie Night. Enjoy food trucks and bring your own blankets and chairs! Friday October 29th,2021 Outside the NWC. Festivities begin @ 6 pm / Double Feature begins at 7pm with Coco
Image: NWF 2021 Double Feature
"National Weather Festival 2021" Monday, October 25; Introducing CIWRO, Oklahoma Mesonet Calibration Lab Tour, Oklahoma Department of Air Quality: How it's done, Fox 25: History of the Dust Bowl. Tuesday, October 26; Science Museum Oklahoma: Ooblecj!, NOaa WDTD Live Panel, NWS Norman Storm Spotter Training (basic), And more! Wednesday, October 27; Oklahoma Mesonet: Field Technicians, Radar Innovations Lab Virtual Tour, Oklahoma Department of Air Quality: The Air We Breathe, Science Museum Oklahoma: Plume! Thursday, October 28; Oklahoma Mesonet: The First 20 Years, Science Museum Oklahoma: Tornado!, NWS Norman Storm Spotter Training (advanced). Friday, October 29; Science Museum Oklahoma: Vortex!, Fox 25: The Story of 'Twister', NOAA NSSL Live Panel 2-4pm CDT, In-Person Movie Night! Saturday, October 30; Oklahoma Mesonet: World Class Network of Weather, Science Museum Oklahoma: Plume of Doom!, Virtual  Festival Wrap-up.
Image: NWF 2021 Schedule

 


 

The 2019 Weather Friends on the stairs of the National Weather Center.  (Photo courtesy: NOAA)
The 2019 Weather Friends on the stairs of the National Weather Center. (Photo courtesy: NOAA)

 


 

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A weather balloon is launched in front of a crowd at the 2019 National Weather Festival.  (Photo courtesy of NOAA)
A weather balloon is launched in front of a crowd at the 2019 National Weather Festival. (Photo courtesy: NOAA)

 


 

Contact Us

For questions about the National Weather Festival, including sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, please contact our coordinator:

Outreach Coordinator
National Weather Center | College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences

Kaitlin Frost
Kaitlin.Frost@ou.edu
(405) 325-1147
University of Oklahoma
120 David L. Boren, Blvd., NWC Suite 3630
Norman, Oklahoma 73072-7303