Free Severe Weather Spotter Training

Posted on February 24, 2017

2017 SKYWARN - Severe Weather Spotter Training

Posted on March 18, 2016

The National Weather Service (NWS), in conjunction with Erie County Emergency Management Agency and Cedar Point, will be holding a SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotter Training class on

Monday, March 6, 2017
Registration at 6:00 - 6:30
Training starts at 6:30 P.M.
Castaway Bay Conference Room
2001 Cleveland Rd. Sandusky, OH 44870

The class will last around 2 hours and includes a multimedia presentation. The National Weather Service in Cleveland, Ohio, organizes the training each spring. It is open to all citizens interested in severe weather recognition, reporting, safety and teaches:

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

SKYWARN Storm Spotters form the first line of defense against severe weather.
It’s more than just a weather class.
It is information that could save many lives by advance warning!

All interested individuals are encouraged to attend this free training for all ages and it is not necessary to pre-register with the National Weather Service Cleveland Forecast Office and will be issued a SKYWARN Spotter ID card at the training.

For more information visit http://skywarn.org/about/