Severe weather spotter training class

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The National Weather Service, in conjunction with Lucas County SKYWARNTM and the Lucas County Emergency Management Agency, will be holding a SKYWARNTM Severe Weather Spotter Training class.

Saturday, March 28th at 10:00 AM
St. Luke's Hospital Auditorium in Maumee, Ohio

The class will last around 2 hours and includes a multimedia presentation. Gary Garnet, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Cleveland, organizes the training each spring. It is open to all citizens interested in severe weather recognition, reporting, and safety. The program will cover:

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

Attended training before? The program is updated every year and the National Weather Service recommends spotters take the training every 2-3 years as a refresher.  All interested individuals are encouraged to attend this free training and it is not necessary to pre-register. Those who complete the program with be registered with the National Weather Service Cleveland Forecast Office and will be issued a SKYWARNTM Spotter ID card.