Spotter Briefing Material
The Hazardous Weather Outlook
from NWS La Crosse.
The Severe Weather Outlooks from SPC (Storm Prediction Center):
For the latest radar images
NCEP's* Threat Assessment (several useful links here)
* National Centers for Environmental Prediction
Local Spotter Information
Emergency Manager and Spotter newsletter
- updated often!
Spotter Training Schedule
- 2009 season.
SKYWARN Spotter FAQ's
(frequently asked questions).
NWS Skywarn Information
SKYWARN Spotter Location Maps (pdf files): maps of area counties with suggested locations for spotters
to view storms from.
SKYWARN Amateur Radio (HAM) Repeater listing
Building a SKYWARN spotter network.
Amateur Radio Severe Weather Reporting Log.
Assessing storm damage.
SKYWARN Spotter References
The EF Tornado Scale
(enhanced Fujita Scale).
and wind speed reference tables
version of a SKYWARN Picture Quiz
Severe Weather Climatology
Check out what a supercell
looks like on radar.
Sources of Information
for the local area.
Local Tornado Summaries by Year:
For information on NOAA Weather Radio
: a site to help cities, counties, and towns implement
procedures to reduce the potential for disastrous, weather-related, consequences
Past event summaries
Top 10 Weather Events (select year):
Supply us with event feedback.
Summary of the yearly Amateur Radio Events: