What is Operation Sierra Storm?

Alexander (Sasha) Gershunov being interviewed by Alan Rose of KEYT- Santa Barbara. Heavenly Mountain Resort

This is one of the scenic locations for look-live and taped shots at Edgewood Tahoe.

After a day of presentations, interviews, and skiing there’s opportunities for networking and mingling. Note: for OSS 2021 conference all social distancing guidelines and health protocols will be followed.

We are pleased to announce that even amid unsettled times and budgetary challenges, Operation Sierra Storm in South Lake Tahoe, CA/NV is a GO for Jan. 24-27, 2021. All health and safety protocols from experts, government and local officials will be in place for strict adherence and assurance. As such, the 24th edition of the conference will be limited to 25 attendees.


Leading National Weather Conference

  • A cutting-edge meteorological forum and seminar for network television meteorologist from around that country
  • Featuring leading scientists and experts discussing newsworthy topics, trends for today and the future
  • A combination of on-going education, networking opportunities and professional production crew make OSS an industry leader

Opportunity to Conduct LiveU and Taped Weathercasts

  • LiveU and taped segments from host ski resort: Heavenly Mountain Resort, which is Tahoe’s largest ski resort located on the South Shore of Tahoe
  •  B-roll stories
  • Network experienced producer and crews
  • Interview opportunities with conference speakers and area representatives

Expand Your Professional Knowledge

  • Presentations/Ongoing Education “American Meteorological Society Certified Broadcast Meteorologists and Sealholders earn professional development points for attending
  • Network with peers and experts.

Tahoe South Host Site

  • “America’s Best Ski Destination” (USA Today) is the headquarters for a non-stop lifestyle, world-class outdoor skiing, recreation, restaurants, entertainment and gaming all within a few hundred yards
  • Host hotels are all within a two block radius walking distance of conference sessions and ski resort