Meet News 9 Weather Team At National Weather Festival In Norman


Saturday, November 1st 2014, 10:52 am
By: News 9


News 9's weather team and storm trackers will be at the National Weather Festival in Norman Saturday. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and admission is free.

Meet Chief Meteorologist David Payne, Jed Castles, Matt Mahler, Lacey Swope, Cassie Heiter and Justin Rudicel as well as many News 9 storm trackers. Get an up close look at Bob Mills Sky News 9 HD and meet pilot Jim Gardner.

"We had a huge crowd last year - expecting even more this year - so get there early," said Matt Mahler, News 9 meteorologist.

It's a family-friendly event with lots of children's activities. First responders and emergency managers will be on hand with emergency response vehicles and equipment displays.

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Activities include hourly weather balloon launches and a chance to see "Dorothy, D.O.T. and Toto" up close. There will even be appearances by superheroes - so don't miss out.

Oklahomans love their weather - and News 9 meteorologists love to meet Oklahomans, so be sure to come by and say hi. News 9's weather team will be launching a weather balloon at 1 p.m.

See you at the National Weather Center, 120 David Boren Boulevard in Norman.

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