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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Homeland Security and Emergency Management (OHSEM)


Weather Seminar 

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29th DuPage County Advanced Severe Weather Seminar - March 14, 2020

The DuPage Advanced Severe Weather Seminar is geared towards providing education on severe weather phenomena to trained weather spotters, including but not limited to, emergency management personnel, police, fire, public works personnel, utility workers, amateur radio operators, school safety officers, educators, and students. It is also open to the public who wish to broaden their understanding of severe weather.  

Save-the-Date - March 14, 2020

Registration - Opens January 29, 2020 / Closes February 27, 2020 

It will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at a cost of $40 per person, which includes a continental breakfast, hot buffet lunch, commemorative T-shirt, and an opportunity to win a door prize. 

All registrations with payment must be received no later than Noon on Thursday, February 27, 2020. A registration confirmation notice will be e-mailed to you upon receipt of registration. In addition, regular updates will be emailed. As such, please provide an email address for each attendee.

Option 1 (Online) 

Once the online registration is live, this section will be updated with the online registration information. 

Option 2 (Mail-in Registration)

Mail-in registration and payment by completing the registration form and returning it with a check payable to: DuPage County OHSEM, 418 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.

Address and Directions for the 2020 Weather Seminar

The 2020 Weather Seminar will take place at the Todd M. Beamer Center's Coray Auditorium located on the Wheaton College campus (501 College Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187).  Please note: This event is not a function of Wheaton College. The campus, including all parking and outdoor areas, are non-smoking areas. We will make the parking map available once it's completed. 

Agenda and Speakers Information

Once speakers are confirmed, we will update this section with the agenda. Presenters and topics are subject to change without notice. 

Refund Policy

Registered individuals who find it necessary to cancel must contact the DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management at (630) 682-7925 as soon as possible. Cancellations received on or before the refund cut-off date of Thursday, February 27, 2020 by 12:00 p.m. (noon), will receive a full refund. Refunds will not be possible for cancellations received after February 27 as materials and food will already have been ordered.

Presenters and topics are subject to change without notice.

For updates about the Weather Seminar please stay tuned to this website, You may also follow us on Twitter and Facebook @ProtectDuPage for updates and news! Look out for the hashtag #DuPageWxSeminar for specific content. For weather enthusiasts, we have a Facebook Group. Feel free to join the group. 

We hope to see you all at our 29th Advanced Severe Weather Seminar!

- DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Registration Information


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