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StormFest to hit Raleigh museum

Posted June 16, 2011
Updated June 18, 2011

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— Weather aficionados can learn about the latest storm research and families can learn how to prepare for disasters when StormFest hits the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Saturday. Stormfest Facebook photos: Tag yourself

Meteorologists from four local TV stations, including WRAL's Greg Fishel and Elizabeth Gardner, will teach about what causes weather and how to predict it. They participated in Q&A sessions at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

North Carolina State University researchers will talk about their storm-chasing experiences, and Red Cross officials will discuss how families can prepare for storms and how local governments respond to storms.

The event runs 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones St.

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  • Bring on the 4 Dollar Gas Jun 16, 2011

    How in the world will they teach about predicting the weather? They may predict it, but they hardly ever get it correct.

  • Skywatch_NC Jun 16, 2011

    They'll also be focusing more on tropical weather at this year's one.