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The National Weather Service in Goodland, KS, along with our partners in the City of Goodland and Sherman County Kansas...


Invite you to attend our Community Open House!


Saturday, April 14th, 2018

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. CDT / 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. MDT


  • Who: National Weather Service, Goodland, KS / City of Goodland / Sherman County
  • Where: 920 Armory Road, Goodland, KS 67735
  • Parking Information: Free parking will be available near the intersection of Caldwell Avenue and Armory Road. Additional information available closer to the event.
  • Event is weather dependent! If adverse weather is anticipated, the event will be rescheduled and notifications will be sent out days ahead of the Open House.


Food will be available for purchase courtesy of Northwest Kansas Technical College.


Things to Do:

At NWS Goodland:

  • Meet Owlie Skywarn, the official safety mascot of the NWS
  • Issue your own severe thunderstorm or tornado warning
  • Meteorologists will be available to answer questions you may have about the weather
  • Provide a look into how a forecast is created
  • Enjoy brief presentations about what we do here and what weather the High Plains can experience
  • Learn about weather balloons; a weather balloon release will be performed at 1 p.m. to cap off the day

At Goodland Police Department (formerly the Armory):

  • You could win a chance to ride in a medical helicopter if you have the winning raffle ticket! Note: if an emergency arises, the helicopter must tend to patients immediately and would be unavailable for rides.
  • Sherman County Sheriff's "Touch-A-Truck": take a look inside of emergency service vehicles
  • Rescue and highway equipment will also be available for viewing
  • Take a step inside the fire simulation trailer
  • Take a tour of the Goodland Police Department
  • Other public safety information and agencies will be there to keep you prepared


No Drugs, Weapons, Alcohol, or Smoking Allowed on Premises.
No Bags allowed in either building. No pets allowed but Service Animals are permitted.


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