The 6th Annual Rocket City Weather Fest has officially been announced for Saturday, February 25th 2017 from 10am to 4pm at the UAH Shelby Center!
Are you fascinated by the weather? Are you or your kids curious about why tornadoes occur or why the sky is blue? Do you want to become a meteorologist? Are you curious about storm chasing? Come ask your questions and find your answers at Rocket City Weather Fest at the UAH Shelby Center. Local Huntsville student and professional chapters of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association will host this FREE Weather Festival that is great for weather enthusiasts of all ages! Come sit in real storm chasing and weather research vehicles, learn what it takes to become a SKYWARN spotter, attend Severe Weather 101, check out storm shelters, and participate in hands-on demonstrations and kids’ crafts.
Rocket City Weather Fest is pleased to announce that Mike Bettes from The Weather Channel will be the keynote presenter this year. Numerous exhibitors will also be setup allowing you the opportunity to interact directly with them; including the Huntsville-Madison County EMA, The Huntsville National Weather Service office, North Alabama/Southern Middle Tennessee SKYWARN, UAH's College of Science, and UAH's Atmospheric Science Department. More exhibitors are being added every day.