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About the Symposium

Welcome to the 2018 Douglas County, Kansas Severe Weather Symposium page. This page will contain basic information and links to past events.

Basic Information

Saturday, March 3rd at the DoubleTree Lawrence, 200 McDonald Dr, Lawrence, KS.

The 18th Annual Severe Weather Symposium is a day of training designed to provide instruction in advanced storm development, spotter safety, and the importance of spotter reports. The presentations will include incredible storm videos, experts in the field from the public and private sectors, and will conclude with a Panel discussion with the presenters, National Weather Service meteorologists, and local television meteorologists.

Mark your calendar and make plans to join meteorologists, emergency managers, amateur radio operators, storm spotters and weather enthusiasts on March 3rd from 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the DoubleTree Lawrence.

Note: We have a few discounted hotel rooms (Friday and Saturday nights) for those traveling. Please call the DoubleTree (785-841-7077) and tell them you are attending our event to receive the discount. These are very limited and will be reserved quickly. Don't delay. 

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