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Event Weather Planning and Monitoring Seminar

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT


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MAAC Training Facility
4203 Montdale Park Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383 United States
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This interactive seminar will provide an overview of the key elements of an outdoor event hazardous weather plan as well as tools and support services available from the National Weather Service (NWS).  Participants will engage with NWS staff in break out groups focused on applying the concepts via real world weather scenarios.  Seminar objectives include:

  • Demonstrate awareness of NWS products and services available before and during special events
  • Understand the importance of having an event weather safety plan and the importance of calculating the time needed to alert and evacuate/shelter the attendees
  • Understand the importance of having a designated weather liaison for the event to support planning and decision making
  • Demonstrate awareness and knowledge of NWS products, services and Event Ready tools to make informed decisions regarding the execution of evacuation/shelter plans

Intended Audience:

  • NOT open to the public
  • Emergency management
  • Police
  • Fire
  • Local government/community event planners
  • Park district safety officials
  • Anyone who may monitor weather for a community event
  • Other local government agencies who make weather related decisions in the summer
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May 16
9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
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