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Skywarn 6 Weather Road Show

Weather is fascinating.  This Saturday you can learn more about its extremes from the "SKYWARN 6 Storm Team" and featured guests.

Our trusted meteorologists will be in Wichita Falls for the final stop of our fourth annual "SKYWARN 6 Weather Road Show." The Storm Team travels Texoma just before each Spring severe weather season to make sure we're all armed and ready to stay safe in even the worst storms.  

This year, our final stop is ending the tour with a bang! Join us this weekend for our first ever “SKY WARN 6 Weather Road Show Fair." Sikes Senter Mall is co-hosting the fair, and will also serve as the location for the event. The fair will be held from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the JC Penny’s Court. 

Featured presentations:
  • 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. - "Roadshow Presentation": SKYWARN 6 Meteorologists Jake Reed & James Parish will talk about  about Severe Weather & Severe Weather Safety, and answer questions.
  • 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. - " '79 Survivor Panel": SKYWARN 6 Meteorologist John Cameron will host a panel of survivors of Terrible Tuesday who will tell their stories about that deadly day.
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. - "Is Texoma missing out?": SKYWARN 6 Chief Meteorologist Ken Johnson will talk about our drought and why Texoma hasn't seen many tornadoes in recent years. 
  • 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. - "Storm Spotter Training": The National Weather Service out of Norman, OK will give a storm spotter training class for anyone interested in storm chasing, or just learning more about it.
  • 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. - "Stories from a Storm Chaser": SKYWARN 6 storm chaser Erik Fox will talk candidly about the thrilling attempts to find tornadoes and help save lives. 
Wichita Falls Emergency Management, Wichita County Emergency Management and The American Red Cross will also be there to help you become severe weather ready. And, The Texas Blood Institute will be hosting a blood drive.

This is truly an event for the entire family, so be sure to bring the kids. We will have a ‘SKYWARN 6 Kids Corner’ where kids can meet Super Radar and participate in a coloring contest for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to Chuck E Cheese! We will also have other kid friendly activities, including the chance to see a weather experiment. 

Special guests Tutti Frutti and Pepper the Clown will be there from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.! 

All this is happening at Sikes Senter Mall's JC Penny's court, Saturday, March 29, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 



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