19th Annual Family Weatherfest and Science Spectacular

took place on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Nebraska Innovation Campus

NEXT WEATHERFEST:  April 4, 2020
FUTURE WEATHERFESTS:  April  10, 2021; April 9, 2022  

Event location and parking   2019 Event poster   2019 Exhibit Map

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

Severe weather symposium 2019 
Noon to 4:30 p.m.

Storm spotter training workshop 2019
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Severe weather symposium 2019

  • Time Lapse Storm Videos
  • "Deciphering weather information in the complex and ever-changing world of social media"
    Zach Sharpe, Iowa Storm Chasing Network
  • "Capturing Extreme Weather in Photography"
    Mike Olbinski, Mike Olbinski Photography
  • Storm Spotter Training Workshop
    Brian Smith, National Weather Service

Severe weather symposium

Severe weather symposium

Great Plains Weather book launch 2019

What makes the Great Plains climate unique?

The Center for Great Plains Studies is launching their latest book in the Great Plains Series called Great Plains Weather by Ken Dewey, who offers a historical climatology of extreme weather events plus his experiences on the road.

About the book

Great Plains Weather book cover
Weather Ambassador logo

A “Weather-Ready Nation” Ambassador

Improving the nation’s readiness, responsiveness, and overall resilience against extreme weather, water, and climate events

About WRN Ambassadors

Weatherfest demo table with attendees


  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Geography program
  • Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Nebraska Extension
  • State Farm Insurance