13th IA-NWA Severe Storms and Doppler Radar Conference

Chris Karstens

The Central Iowa Chapter of the National Weather Association will be hosting its 13th annual Severe Storms and Doppler Radar Conference April 2-4, 2009 in Des Moines, IA. Featured talks include....

* Tim Samaras - Cutting-edge Tornado and Lightning Field Projects
* Hurricane Ike impacts near Houston, TX
* Frank Billingsley, KPRC-TV, Houston, TX
* Hurricane Ike Midwestern windstorm
* 2008 Parkersburg IA EF-5 Tornado
* 2008 Picher OK EF-4 Tornado
* Record Midwestern Flooding

There will also be talks on the Little Sioux, IA Boy Scout camp tornado, Radar and SPC workshops, and a video night. The full agenda can be found here:


Registration info can be found on the website above. We hope to see you in April!

Chris Karstens
Treasurer - Central IA NWA
Graduate Student - Meteorology
Iowa State University
Just a friendly reminder that today (3/20/09) is the last day to register for the conference without incurring a late registration fee...

We hope to see as many of you as possible!