2009 Severe Weather Awareness Week
Open House


When: Saturday, February 28th
10 am to 5 pm,

Where: The National Weather Service Office in Calera, AL

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National Weather Service Office

Who: Anyone interested in meteorology and science

NWS in Calera


The National Weather Service Office
located at the Shelby County Airport in Calera, AL


This will be an opportunity for everyone to:


Forecasters in Office
Take a tour of the weather forecast office
Upper Air Balloon
Observe an actual weather balloon launch
Tour emergency support vehicles which are part of the Pelham Hazardous Materials Response force
Forecaster at Work

Talk with NWS Meteorologists and your county EMA officials about a variety of topics

Radar of Enterprise Tornado

There will also be:

  • The City of Vestavia's Tornado Trailer
  • Games for the kids
  • Presentations about weather throughout the day
  • The Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency support vehicles

...and much, much more!!


For more information on the Open House on Saturday, February 28, 2009
call 205-664-3010 or email sr-bmx.webmaster@noaa.gov

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