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The Texas Severe Storms Association 

Join us for the biggest event in Tornado Alley.

The 2018 National Storm Conference
Saturday, March 3, 2018, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Colleyville Center, Colleyville, Texas

The National Storm Conference is a full day of presentations from some of the top severe weather experts in the country.  Storm spotters, chasers, forecasters, researchers, emergency managers and others gather at the conference for a day of learning and fun.  It's free and open to the public, so come and join us for the biggest event in Tornado Alley!

The National Storm Conference is free and open to the public.  Registration is not required.  Arrive early, seating is limited.

2016 Conference Wrap-Up

NBC5 Weather Team
Primary Sponsor

Tempest Tours, Inc.
Primary Sponsor

Baron Services
Primary Sponsor

Environmental Research
Primary Sponsor

Midland USA
Co-Sponsor

Watch a video about tornado safe rooms titled This New Shelter "Gimme Shelter"

See NBC5's story about the 2016 TESSA National Storm Conference

Conference Overview    Directions Lodging and Parking    Become a Conference Sponsor or Vendor    2016 Conference Agenda

Give to TESSA and Severe Weather Education    Alan R. Moller Severe Weather Education and Research Scholarship   


2016 Co-Sponsors: 
Midland USA , North Texas Chapter of the American Meteorological Society, and the National Weather Association

2016 Conference Vendors: SkywarnSupply.com, National Weather Center, Texas CoCoRa Hs,
North Central Texas Council of Governments (COG), Weather Pro Shop,
Great American Storm Shelters, J Menzies Photography, MesoMount Designs

2016 Presenters

Mark Fox, WCM, National Weather Service, Ft. Worth
Jason Jordan, Senior Meteorologist, National Weather Service, WFO Lubbock
Martin Lisius, Chairman, TESSA
Rick Mitchell, Meteorologist, NBC5
Blake Naftel, Filmmaker/Severe Weather Historian
Robert Prentice, Meteorologist, National Weather Service Warning Division
Gary Woodall, WCM, National Weather Service, Memphis

A
$1140.00 RAOB software package donated by Environmental Research Services, LLC will be raffled off at the conference.
Baron Services will be providing two Mobile Threat Net year subscriptions valued at $529.00 each as raffle items.   

Take the Conference Storm Spotter Convoy Challenge   
Super Storm Spotter Training Session Certificate   

An enthusiastic crowd turns out for the National Storm Conference.  Photo Sam Barricklow.  National Weather Service forecaster and conference presenter Gary Woodall (right) meets with the media.  Photo Martin Lisius.

StormWatch DVD 
The invaluable training tool utilized by storm spotters nationwide.
Be prepared when storms strike.  Click here to get your copy of TESSA's StormWatch now. 

Review our Severe Weather Safety Tips

We're not talking just salad!  We're talking stick-to-your-ribs fare like chicken fried steak, barbeque, steaks, carne guisada, homemade pies, and pancakes stacked a mile high. By popular demand, we've made the Tornado Alley Restaurant Guide from our Storm Chaser's Guide available on-line.  Click here to begin. Bon appetite!


TESSA T-shirts and Decals now available!

The Texas Severe Storms Association (TESSA) is a 501(c)(3)  non-profit organization dedicated to severe weather research and education.

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PO Box 122222
Arlington, Texas 76012