It’s the 14th annual Family Weatherfest and Severe Weather Symposium, hosted by the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, and the goal according to a release from the university is to teach techniques for surviving through severe weather events.
"Each year, we bring in experts for the symposium to discuss severe and timely weather events," said Ken Dewey, professor of climatology and School of Natural Resources outreach coordinator.
According to the release, this year's speaker roster includes: Robert Henson, National Center for Atmospheric Research; Jeremy Bower, JRBStorm Photography; Ariel Cohen, National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center; and Barb Mayes, National Weather Service.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's 14th annual Family Weatherfest and Severe Weather Symposium is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 5 at Hardin Hall, 33rd and Holdrege streets. Free parking is available.