The 2020 National Storm Conference


The TESSA National Storm Conference is free and open to the public.  Registration is not required, but arrive early, seating is limited to 500.

Arlington, Texas - The Texas Severe Storms Association (TESSA) will host the National Storm Conference on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Bob Duncan Center, Arlington, Texas.  Speakers will deliver presentations on severe weather safety, storm spotter training and in-depth discussions on super cell and tornado meteorology.

One of the event's major elements, the annual Super Storm Spotter Session, will provide the highest level of training available to storm spotters anywhere in the country.

"As the largest metropolitan area in Tornado Alley, the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex is the perfect place for the National Storm Conference," said Martin Lisius, TESSA chairman. "DFW sees it's share of dangerous weather each year and over time has established itself as a center for severe weather education that benefits communities across the country."

This years event is expected to draw nearly 500 attendees, including storm spotters, storm chasers, emergency managers, forecasters, researchers, educators, and others from across the US.

The Texas Severe Storms Association is a 501(c)3 national non-profit organization dedicated to severe weather education.  The group was founded in 1993 and is based in Arlington, Texas.  It is the largest organization of its kind in the nation.

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Conference Co-Sponsors: American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association.

TESSA T-shirts, decals and videos can be purchased at the TESSA table.  Weather vendors will be on-hand to sell their products.

TESSA Super Storm Spotter decals and T-shirts will be available at the TESSA table.  These items are exclusive to the NSC and will not be available for sale before or after the event.

The annual unofficial dinner will take place after the conference (TBA).


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