SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS DAY
Saturday, March 4th
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Student Chapter of the American Meteorological Society at Texas Tech University, along with KCBD News Channel 11, the National Weather Service, and the Science Spectrum, will be hosting Lubbock’s annual Severe Weather Awareness Day on Saturday, March 4th, from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater.
Activities will include hands-on weather experiments for kids of all ages, live weather demonstrations with tornado and lightning simulators, information on severe weather preparedness, and door prizes. Storm Chasing vehicles and weather instrumentation from Texas Tech’s Severe Storm Research Team will be on-site and open for all to see.
Special OMNI Theater screenings of the all new film Extreme Weather will also be featured in celebration of the day’s events. Extreme Weather lets audiences ride along with researchers and chasers to get closer to falling ice from melting glaciers, severe storms and tornadoes, as well as huge wildfires caused by extensive drought than most would ever dare! For additional film information, click here.
Forecasters from the National Weather Service (NWS) office that serves the South Plains area, whose local offices are located in the Science Spectrum building, will also be providing tornado and Severe Weather Safety information to the public.
Additionally, come out and meet John Robison, Steve Divine, and Cary Allen from the KCBD weather crew for a weather-filled day of fun!
This is a *FREE event for the general public and will be located in the Science Spectrum’s main lobby and front lawn. *Standard ticket rates apply for all OMNI Theater films and museum admission.
Showtimes for Extreme Weather on March 4th will be 11:00am, 1:00, 3:00 & 5:00pm.