Thursday, February 27, 2014

Free SKYWARN Basic Storm Spotter Class 3/13/14

This looks really interesting! Bad weather has always fascinated me. I may want to go myself. This would also be great for an older homeschooler to do to learn how to observe and report weather.
 
 
 
The Montgomery City/County Emergency Management Agency has opened registration for a FREE SKYWARN Storm Spotter Class scheduled March 13, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Pike Road Town Hall Council Chambers, 9575 Vaughn Road, Pike Road, AL 36064.

Anyone 12 years of age and older interested in learning about severe weather may attend this free training provided by the National Weather Service, Weather Forecast Office, Birmingham.

Registration for this course is preferred. Please call the Montgomery City/County EMA Office at 334-241-2339 or email Shaye Redden at sredden@montgomeryal.gov, or call Pike Road Town Hall at 334-272-9883 to reserve your seat(s) today. Registration will remain open until 5 p.m. March 12, 2014.
 
Timely and accurate reporting of information is invaluable to the NWS warning forecasters and their warning decision process. SKYWARN-trained storm spotters provide the NWS with vital “ground truth” data and help NWS to better carry out its primary mission: saving lives and property.
 
For more information on this course and other upcoming spotter training opportunities, please visit: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/bmx/?n=skywarnschedule. Please contact EMA at 334-241-2339 with any questions.

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