2015 Weather Awareness Training Sessions

For the NWS Sioux Falls CWA

Please note: Not all of the spotter training sessions are open to the general public.
For additional information regarding these spotter training sessions, please contact your
county Emergency Manager.

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Dates for the rest of the U.S.
SOUTH DAKOTA: April 20-24, 2015
Tornado Drill - Wednesday, April 22
Watch - 10:00 AM
Warning - 10:15 AM
MINNESOTA: April 13-17, 2015
Tornado Drill - Thursday, April 16
Watch - 1:00 PM  
Warning - 1:45 PM
2nd Warning - 6:55 PM
(participating counties only)
NEBRASKA: March 23-27, 2015
Tornado Drill - Wednesday, March 25
Watch - 10:00 AM
Warning - 10:10 AM
IOWA: March 23-27, 2015
Tornado Drill - Wednesday, March 25
Watch - 10:00 AM
Warning - 10:10 AM

(All events listed below are Spotter Training sessions unless otherwise noted.)


March, 2015 - Upcoming
Day City, State Time Location
30 Menno, SD
(Hutchison County)
7:00pm CDT High School Auditorium

April, 2015 - Upcoming
Day City, State Time Location
01 Jefferson, SD
(Union County)
7:00pm CDT Jefferson Community Center
06 Mitchell, SD
(Davison County)
7:00pm CDT MTI Auditorium
09 Worthington, MN
(Nobles County)
7:00pm CDT Minnesota West Theater/Auditorium
13 Sheldon, IA
(O'Brien County)
7:00pm CDT At NCC. Need to Pre-register by calling NCC!
Contact Information: Pre-register by calling 800-352-4907
14 Sheldon, IA
(O'Brien County)
1:30pm CDT At NCC. Need to Pre-register by calling NCC!
Contact Information: Pre-register by calling 800-352-4907
14 Sheldon, IA
(O'Brien County)
7:00pm CDT At NCC. Need to Pre-register by calling NCC!
Contact Information: Pre-register by calling 800-352-4907
16 Sioux City, IA
(Woodbury County)
7:00pm CDT WIT Auditorium
20 Sioux Falls, SD
(Minnehaha County)
7:00pm CDT Washington Pavilion
22 Flandreau, SD
(Moody County)
7:00pm CDT
23 Yankton, SD
(Yankton County)
7:00pm CDT Fire Station #2
25 Chamberlain, SD
(Brule County)
7:00pm CST
27 Huron, SD
(Beadle County)
7:00pm CDT Campus Center, 333 9th St SW in Huron
28 Jackson, MN
(Jackson County)
7:00pm CDT Minnesota West
29 Ponca, NE
(Dixon County)
7:00pm CDT Ponca Fire Hall
30 Marshall, MN
(Lyon County)
7:00pm CDT SMSU - Charter Hall Room 201

May, 2015 - Upcoming
Day City, State Time Location
04 Homer, NE
(Dakota County)
7:00pm CDT Fire Hall
05 Storm Lake, IA
(Buena Vista County)
7:00pm CDT AEA Building
06 Tyndall, SD
(Bon Homme County)
7:00pm CDT Fire Hall
07 Lake Benton, MN
(Lincoln County)
7:00pm CDT The back room of Center Post (Old Legion Bldg)
13 Milford, IA
(Dickinson County)
7:00pm CDT Milford Fire Station (This also is for Clay County Iowa as well)
14 Vermillion, SD
(Clay County)
7:00pm CDT High School Auditorium

For further information concerning our warning program at 
National Weather Service Sioux Falls, please contact:
Todd Heitkamp, Warning Coordination Meteorologist.

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