Next Event: April 7, 2018 at Nebraska Innovation Campus

Annual Family Weatherfest and Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium (CPSWS)

The 17th annual event took place on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

We have started planning for the next event on April 7, 2018.

Photos and videos and highlights of this years event will be posted soon .

2017 Weatherfest Event Poster

Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium Poster

Weatherfest Info Card

Plenty of Free Parking
Map: Location & Parking info

HyVee will have a food truck during the entire event with "family friendly" prices for snacks & lunch

Map: Location & Parking info

Videos: All CPSWS talks 2010-2016

Photos: Weatherfest/CPSWS 2015

Photo Archive: 1999-2015

We will have a Weatherfest TV Weather Studio!

Green Screen

Meet Local TV Weathercasters

They are returning for our April 1, 2017 event


Click on the "Schedule: April 1, 2017" tab at the top red menu bar for details about the event.

April 1, 2017: Schedule Outline:
Weatherfest Exhibits:
9:00am - 2:00pm
Outdoor Displays:
Green Screen Experience:
Weather Balloon Launch:
10:00 am (Weather Permitting)
Book Signings:

10:30 am -11:30am
Meet the Weathercasters:
Search & Rescue Dogs:
10:30am; 11:00am; 11:30am; Noon
Severe Weather Symposium:
12:30pm -2:30pm
Storm Spotter Training Workshop:

April 1, 2017 Event Activities

CPSWS on Twitter