Weatherfest - Science Spectacular
& Extreme Weather Climate Change SEMINAR


Saturday, October 8, 2022

We are currently planning for this year's event to be in-person as we celebrate 20 years!

Event location and parking

After cancellations the last two years, we are returning bigger and better this fall.

Weather Ready Ambassador logo

Weatherfest is a
Weather Ready Nation Ambassador Event

Exhibits and displays
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Meet the weathercasters
10:00 a.m. to noon
2nd floor

Extreme weather symposium

Student with demonstration
Parent and child with map

Featured exhibits and activities

  • List of exhibits and displays
  • Hands-on science demonstrations and experiments
  • Storm photography Displays
  • UNL Storm Research Vehicles
Severe weather symposium

Extreme Weather and Climate Change Seminar

Details to be announced.

Extreme Weather and Climate Change Seminar

Great Plains Weather Book

What makes the Great Plains climate unique?

Great Plains Weather by Ken Dewey offers a historical climatology of extreme weather events plus his experiences on the road. The book is part of the Great Plains Series published by the Center for Great Plains Studies.

About the book

Great Plains Weather book cover
Weatherfest demo table with attendees


  • College of Arts and Sciences, UNL
  • Geography Program, UNL
  • Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, UNL
  • School of Global Integrative Studies, UNL
  • Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute
  • College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, UNL