*** NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY OPEN HOUSE ***
WHERE: NWS PADUCAH WEATHER OFFICE
8250 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 3520 (HINKLEVILLE RD)
WEST PADUCAH, KY 42086
DATE: SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2014
What to expect at our Open House:
Adults and kids welcome!
Office Tours: Take a peek inside the National Weather Service, where all of your forecasts, warnings, hydrological and climatological data originate. Tours will last approximately 20-25 minutes. Tours will include a short informational multimedia video about our office and then a walk-through of the main operations area.
Weather and Weather Safety Displays (brochures available on safety)
Posters on numerous local weather events
Watershed Model (see how flood waters flow)
Poplar Bluff MO Severe Weather Response Team (Spotter Group)
Midland Radio Representative
NOAA Weather Radio Programming (bring your weather radio & fresh batteries!)
Child Fire Safety House (kids learn about fire safety)
Traveling Safety Adventure House (safety ideas for home/workplace)
JPEC Power Line Safety Demonstration (Demos at the top of each hour)
Sikeston Missouri Mobile Command Truck
Unified Command Post 12 ( DuQuoin IL Mobile Command Vehicle)
Mercy Regional Paducah Mass Casualty Bus (on display)
PHI Air Medical of Kentucky Helicopter - Paducah base (on display)
Giveaways for adults and children (NOAA Weather Radios, NWS Rain gages)
Food for purchase:
Marshall Green BBQ
Massac County IL High School Band - Drinks/Snacks
More to be added as partners and vendors are solidified.
Distances to the NWS office from nearby cities/towns:
Carbondale, IL: 1 hr 15 minutes
Mt. Vernon, IL: 1 hr 35 minutes
Mt. Carmel, IL: 2 hr 25 minutes
Van Buren, MO: 2 hr 25 minutes
Poplar Bluff, MO: 1 hr 45 minutes
Cape Girardeau, MO: 1 hr 20 minutes
Evansville, IN: 2 hr 15 minutes
Santa Claus, IN: 2 hr 50 minutes
Petersburg, IN: 2 hr 45 minutes
Madisonville, KY: 1 hr 25 minutes
Benton, KY: 40 minutes
Fulton, KY: 1 hr
No Drugs, Weapons, Alcohol, Backpacks, Briefcases or Smoking Allowed on Premises.
No Pets Allowed. Service Animals Permitted.
Attendees and Personal Belongings Subject to Search.
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Last Updated - September 17, 2014