Severe Weather Awareness & Safety Presentation Schedule


The National Weather Service in Dodge City provides storm identification/spotter training sessions each spring.  These sessions are done in cooperation with county Emergency Management agencies across the area.  All training is free, is open for anyone to attend, and is not designed for just storm spotters.  Anyone with a desire to learn how to identify severe weather and to learn about the dangers from these storms is encouraged to attend.  The programs last about  1 1/2 hours.

Counties that will have training include: Barber, Clark, Comanche, Edwards, Ellis, Finney, Ford, Grant, Gray, Hamilton, Haskell, Hodgeman, Kearny, Kiowa, Lane, Meade, Morton, Ness, Pawnee, Pratt, Rush, Scott, Seward, Stafford, Stanton, Stevens, and Trego.  Check back often for updates.

The following is a schedule for training through April 2015:


February, 2015 - Upcoming
Day City, State Time Location
23 Cimarron, KS
(Gray County)
7:00pm CST 4H building - 17002 US Hwy 50
24 Scott City, KS
(Scott County)
7:00pm CST EMS building - 110 East 4th

March, 2015 - Upcoming
Day City, State Time Location
03 Johnson, KS
(Stanton County)
7:00pm CST TBD
04 Syracuse, KS
(Hamilton County)
6:30pm MST High School lecture hall
05 Wakeeney, KS
(Trego County)
7:00pm CST 4H building at the Fairgrounds
10 Ulysses, KS
(Grant County)
7:00pm CDT Fair Grounds in the Lawson room.
11 Pratt, KS
(Pratt County)
7:00pm CDT Community Center - 619 N. Main
12 Meade, KS
(Meade County)
7:00pm CDT EMT station - 725 W. Carthage
17 Larned, KS
(Pawnee County)
7:00pm CDT JA Haas exhibit building at the Fairgrounds
18 Hays, KS
(Ellis County)
7:00pm CDT Sternberg Museum
19 Garden City, KS
(Finney County)
3:00pm CDT 4H room @ the fairgrounds
19 Garden City, KS
(Finney County)
7:00pm CDT 4H room @ the fairgrounds
23 Ness City, KS
(Ness County)
7:00pm CDT Courthouse - 202 West Sycamore
24 Hugoton, KS
(Stevens County)
7:00pm CDT EMS training center - 428 Jackson St.
25 Jetmore, KS
(Hodgeman County)
7:00pm CDT King Center on Main St.
26 Elkhart, KS
(Morton County)
7:00pm CDT Civic Center - 400 E. Orchard
31 Greensburg, KS
(Kiowa County)
7:00pm CDT Community Center - 720 N. Bay St.

April, 2015 - Upcoming
Day City, State Time Location
01 Dodge City, KS
(Ford County)
7:00pm CDT Sheriff Office training room
09 Dighton, KS
(Lane County)
7:00pm CDT Courthouse Community Room - 144 S. Lane


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