Texas Tech University

Wild West Texas Weather

Dates:November 14, 2023
Meets:Tu from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Location:Texas Tech University Plaza Building 218
Cost: $15.00

There are 24 physical openings remaining.

Please note: this course requires membership in Lubbock Membership or Jefferson Membership or Highland Lakes Membership or Fredericksburg Membership or Abilene Membership

Explore the factors that make weather in West Texas so varied and unusual. Learn how severe weather is defined, what is necessary for severe weather to occur, and the role storm spotters play in the weather warning process. Real-world examples of severe weather events will be presented, allowing participants to practice their chasing skills. Discussion will be non-technical, yet informative and fun!
Fee: $15.00

Fee Breakdown

CategoryDescriptionAmount
Course Fee (Basic)In-Person Fee$ 15.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Online Fee$ 10.00

Texas Tech University Plaza Building 218

1901 University Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79410

Derrick "D.G." Ginter

Derrick “D.G.” Ginter has been an NWS Skywarn volunteer with the Lubbock Storm Spotting Team since 1990, and he has been a member of Ron Roberts’ “Storm Team” on KAMC-TV since 1998. Meteorology and wind engineering were among his areas of study in earning a master’s degree from Texas Tech University, and severe weather has been a passion/interest/hobby since his youth.

Derrick "D.G." Ginter

Derrick “D.G.” Ginter has been an NWS Skywarn volunteer with the Lubbock Storm Spotting Team since 1990, and he has been a member of Ron Roberts’ “Storm Team” on KAMC-TV since 1998. Meteorology and wind engineering were among his areas of study in earning a master’s degree from Texas Tech University, and severe weather has been a passion/interest/hobby since his youth.

powered by ACEweb from ACEware Systems, Inc.