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New this year to Maker Faire Austin, Spectrum News presents “Project Weather” where you can learn about meteorology and weather preparedness. Meet Chief Meteorologist Burton Fitzsimmons and the Weather on the 1s experts. Activities include: opportunities to pose as a meteorologist in front of Spectrum News’s green screen forecast; flash flood simulator from the City of Austin Watershed Protection Department; wildfire simulator and fire drones from the Austin Fire Department; and hands-on activities by Girlstart.

Maker Faire Austin at Palmer Events Center

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Thanks so much to Stephen and OC at The Habit of Seeing: Visual Storytelling for capturing so many magical Maker Faire moments and putting them all together into this amazing video!