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TESSA conference on March 2!

Hello chasers,

The Texas Severe Storms Association conference is fast approaching! As usual, the event is free of charge and is being held in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The presentations begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2013.

Details can be found at


and the agenda can be found here.

Below is more info:

The TESSA National Storm Conference will take place at Colleyville Center in Colleyville, Texas. The Super Storm Spotter Session will begin in the morning followed by a break for lunch. The remainder of the presentations will continue through the afternoon. The conference is free and open to the public. Arrive early, seating is limited to 500.

Colleyville Center
5301 Riverwalk Drive
Colleyville, Texas 76034

Presenters for this year's TESSA NSC:

Jerry Brotzge - Senior Research Scientist, CAPS: "A Radar in Every County: CASA and the DFW Testbed"

Stephen Corfidi - Lead Forecaster, Storm Prediction Center: "Notable American Tornado Outbreaks - and thoughts on some local events"

Dr. Bobby McPeak - Engineer: "Tornado Forensics and a Study of Incremental Debris Resistant Construction"

Mike Smith - Mike Smith Enterprises: "Tornado Warnings: Success and Failure"

Gary Woodall - MIC, National Weather Service PHX: "Super Storm Spotter Training Session"


William Reid
Westlake Village, CA
TESSA trustee