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National Weather Service Blacksburg, VA
Open House


Photo of office outside


October 20, 2018

10 AM - 3 PM


Come join us Saturday October 20, 2018 for our open house!

Stop by any time between 10 AM and 3 PM to learn about the National Weather Service and what we do on a daily basis.

Admission is free!


In addition there will be booths and displays in the parking lot from some of our partners:


Virginia Department of Transportation Snow Plow

Red Cross

Virginia Department of Emergency Management communications trailer

VT Meteorology / Storm Chasers


Stay tuned for updates!


Things to do:

Watch a simulated weather balloon launch
Upper Air


Visit with some of our partners in the parking lot

Partners of NWS Blacksburg


Learn how we issue products and warnings


Hands-on experiments

Hands On

Learn about severe weather and hydrology

Learn how the radar works


Child-friendly weather activities and games




1750 Forecast Drive

Blacksburg, VA  24060


*In the event of severe weather, the open house may need to be cancelled.

**No pets allowed. Service dogs permitted.

***No drugs, weapons, or alcohol of any kind allowed.