Come out to the NWS Paducah OPEN HOUSE TODAY

*** 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  

TIME:   900 AM TO 500 PM

OPEN HOUSE FLYER (.PDF)

*** RAIN OR SHINE ***

MAP OF NWS OFFICE

Click here for a zoomed in map of the NWS office

 

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.

Outdoor Events:

Weather and Weather Safety Displays (brochures available on safety)

Posters on numerous local weather events

Watershed Model (see how flood waters flow)

Tornado Machine

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


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

RESTRICTIONS

No Drugs, Weapons, Alcohol, Backpacks, Briefcases or Smoking Allowed on Premises.

No Pets Allowed. Service Animals Permitted.

Attendees and Personal Belongings Subject to Search.


BOOKMARK THIS PAGE AS IT WILL BE UPDATED FREQUENTLY WITH MORE INFORMATION...
Last Updated  - September 17, 2014

 

 

 

 




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