Mike's Blog Archive: January, February 2010

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If you have always wanted to know what it is like to chase tornadoes and hurricanes, don't miss the National Storm Chasers Convention. It's coming to Denver this weekend - February 12-14 at the Red Lion Hotel, 4040 Quebec Street.

This is the 12th Annual convention, and it's the ultimate storm chaser's weekend. You do not have to be a storm chaser to attend; the Convention is open to anyone who loves the thrill of severe weather. Some of the speakers include Dr. Greg Forbes and Mike Bettes of The Weather Channel, along with some of the top severe weather experts in the nation.

You can learn how to become a storm chaser from the top names in the field. The weekend will feature lectures from professional storm chasers and forecasters, and plenty of up-close-and-personal videos of tornadoes, lightning, hail and hurricanes. If you're interested in learning more, please hit www.chasercon.com. See you there!

Do not miss ChaserCon 2010!

If you enjoyed watching STORM CHASERS on the Discovery Channel this fall, you can actually meet these daring stars of the hit show!

Coming in February, the 12th annual gathering of these real life versions of the characters in the movie "Twister" will be here in Denver, and you are invited to partake in their stories and meet some of celebrities of storm chasing.

Every February since 1998, storm chasers from all over the world have gathered in the Mile High City to share stories, techniques and talk about tornadoes -- the most amazing subjects in the world of severe weather!

7NEWS is the proud media sponsor of this year's National Storm Chaser Convention being held from Feb. 12-14 at the Red Lion Hotel on I-225 and Parker Road.

For the 12th year in a row, the convention is being hosted by Colorado Storm Chasers Roger Hill and Tim Samaras.

Roger Hill has personally witnessed over 600 tornadoes and is the author of a new book on storm chasing - HUNTING NATURE'S FURY.

Tim Samaras is one of the featured storm chasers from this season's show on Discovery and has actually taken video from inside of tornadoes!

Every year, storm chasers from around the world gather to share storm stories, learn about new weather gadgets, and listen to talks on the latest in weather news from experts all over the country.

Dr. Greg Forbes, severe weather expert from The Weather Channel will be the keynote speaker.

Also talking at this year's convention is The Weather Channel's Mike Bettes, Meteorologist Jon Davies, Dr. Howie Bluestein, Dr Josh Wurman - Doppler on Wheels, Tim Marshall, and Dr. Erik Rasmussen.

If you have ever wanted to know what it is like to chase tornadoes, this three day event is something you will not want to miss.

Registration for this event can be found at the convention Web site http://chasercon.com.

Come see the latest storm chaser video from the world's best storm chasers.

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