2015 Minnesota Severe Storms Conference, Saturday, April 11, 2015, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis Campus

Organized by

John Wetter, K0WDJ
Skywarn Coordinator
NWS Chanhassen


Sponsored by

Severe Studios


Gibson Ridge Software

F5 Data

Wall Cloud Chaser

Slate Medical

Bad Weather Brewery


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Join storm spotters and weather enthusiasts from across the state and region for the 10th annual Minnesota Severe Storms Conference (formerly the Minnesota Skywarn Workshop). It will be a full-day severe weather conference designed to train you in spotting techniques, equip you with information about the latest in weather technology, and connect you with other Spotter communities from across the state.

Who should attend?
The conference is geared for experienced storm spotters and weather enthusiasts, but is open to all. If you are interested in further developing your storm spotting skills and meteorological knowledge, this workshop is the perfect place for you. If you are a public safety official and would like to hear more about the latest weather technologies that can make your community safer, please join us. If you simply have a fascination for weather and want to learn more about it, you are welcome to attend. The Minnesota Severe Storms Conference is intended to give intermediate to advanced skills in the areas of storm identification, severe storms research, spotter operations, storm safety, and the latest technology involving severe weather. If you are new to the spotter community, please be sure to also attend a spotter certification class near you!

Our objective for this conference is to train, equip, and connect severe storm spotters and weather enthusiasts:

TRAIN...   spotters to improve observational skills, reporting accuracy, and personal safety.
EQUIP...   with information about latest tools & technologies that can serve you in your duties.
CONNECT...   Severe Storms enthusiast communities from across the state to build relationships, encourage participation, and attract newcomers.

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