Spotter training classes cover severe weather hazards including thunderstorms and tornadoes. This includes the general structure and movement of severe thunderstorms, identification of important storm features, and safety concerns.
*All classes last about 2 hours.
*They are free and open to the public.
*Classes are appropriate for all ages. Ages 10 and up will likely get the most out of the training.
*Pre-registration is NOT required unless specifically noted for a particular class.
*Classes are scheduled in collaboration with local emergency management officials.
*You may attend a class in any location, offered by any NWS office, regardless of where you live.
See all of the spotter talks listed here: https://www.weather.gov/gid/SpotterInformation