Skywarn spotter training classes to be held again this spring

The 2014 Skywarn spotter training class schedule has come out for Western Wisconsin for this spring. The Twin Cities, Duluth, and La Crosse National Weather Service Offices will be conducting the training classes. The objective of the class is to train individuals to be storm spotters for the National Weather Service when severe weather threatens.

The Skywarn program has been working with local organizations and private citizens who have a desire to serve their communities for years. Skywarn volunteers receive training in severe storm identification and evolution, and when severe weather threatens, they become "storm spotters", reporting information in real-time to their local National Weather Service office. All the classes are free and last around 2 1/2 hours. Pre-registration for these classes is required only if specifically stated on the schedule. Additional classes will be added to the list if local officials request a class in their area.
Click the link below for more information on the Skywarn Spotter program…

SkyWarn Spotter Informational Webpage

MARCH, 2014:

11th Balsam Lake, WI --- 2:00 PM: Justice Center Community Room, 1005 W Main St.

11th St. Croix Falls, WI --- 6:30 PM: Fire Hall, 908 Pine St.

12th WEBINAR --- 10:00 AM: On-line webinar, Email for dial-in information

18th Winona, MN --- 6:30 PM: Winona County Board Room, 177 Main St.

19th Elmwood, WI --- 6:30 PM: Fire & Ambulance Hall, 223 N Woodworth St.

19th Hayward, WI --- 2:00 PM: Veteran's Center, 10534 S. Main St.

19th Winter, WI --- 5:30 PM: Winter Fire Station, Hwy 63 and Main St.

26th Neillsville, WI --- 6:30 PM: The Neillsville American Legion

APRIL, 2014:

7th Mauston, WI --- 6:30 PM: Mauston Public Works, 1260 North Road

8th La Crosse, WI --- 6:30 PM: Marycrest Auditorium @ Mayo Clinic Health System, 700 West Ave. South

17th Whitehall, WI --- 6:30 PM: Whitehall Fire Station

21st Park Falls, WI --- 2:00 PM: Park Falls City Hall

21st Phillips, WI --- 5:30 PM: Phillips Courthouse Boardroom

22nd Eau Claire, WI --- 7:00 PM: Saving Grace Lutheran Church, 2124 East Ridge Rd.

28th Siren, WI --- 7:00 PM: Siren Government Center

29th WEBINAR --- 1:00 PM: On-line webinar, Email for dial-in information

For more information on these classes along with contact information for questions or to see if more classes have been added, check out the links below.

Twin Cites National Weather Service Skywarn Schedule

La Crosse National Weather Service Skywarn Schedule

Duluth National Weather Service Skywarn Schedule

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