National Weather Service Storm Spotter Training

  • Wed, March 22, 2023
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Borra Learning Center Rm 122
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Have you ever thought about becoming a weather spotter?
SKYWARN is a volunteer program of storm spotters that relay real-time weather information to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service (NWS) encourages anyone with an interest in public service to join the SKYWARN® program. Volunteers include police and fire personnel, dispatchers, EMS workers, public utility workers and other concerned private citizens. Individuals affiliated with hospitals, schools, churches and nursing homes or who have a responsibility for protecting others are encouraged to become a spotter. Training is free and typically lasts about 2 hours. You'll learn:

  • Basics of thunderstorm development
  • Fundamentals of storm structure
  • Identifying potential severe weather features
  • Information to report
  • How to report information
  • Basic severe weather safety

Click here for more information about SKYWARN

This course is in affiliation with Emmet County Emergency Management.

North Central Michigan College • 1515 Howard Street, Petoskey, MI 49770

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