2014 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 21-25, 2014
Tornado Drill - Wednesday, April 23
Watch - 10:00 AM
Warning - 10:15 AM
MINNESOTA: April 21-25, 2014
Tornado Drill - Thursday, April 24
Watch - 1:00 PM  
Warning - 1:45 PM
2nd Warning - 6:55 PM
(participating counties only)
NEBRASKA: March 24-28, 2014
Tornado Drill - Wednesday, March 26
Watch - 10:00 AM
Warning - 10:10 AM
IOWA: March 24-28, 2014
Tornado Drill - Wednesday, March 26
Watch - 10:00 AM
Warning - 10:10 AM

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


April, 2014 - Upcoming
Day City, State Time Location
17 Pipestone, MN
(Pipestone/Lincoln County)
7:00pm CDT Pipestone Performing Arts Center 104 East Main Street
21 Sioux Falls, SD
(Minnehaha County)
7:00pm CDT Washington Pavilion
22 Storm Lake, IA
(Buena Vista County)
7:00pm CDT AEA Building
23 Worthington, MN
(Nobles County)
7:00pm CDT Minnesota West Theater
24 Vermillion, SD
(Clay County)
7:00pm CDT Public Library on Church Street
28 Jackson, MN
(Jackson County)
7:00pm CDT Minnesota West in Jackson
29 Mitchell, SD
(Davison County)
7:00pm CDT MTI Auditorium
30 DeSmet, SD
(Kingsbury County)
7:00pm CDT 4H Building in DeSmet

May, 2014 - Upcoming
Day City, State Time Location
01 Spencer, IA
(Clay County)
7:00pm CDT Event Center Ballroom 800 West 18th Street Spencer, IA
05 Brookings, SD
(Brookings County)
7:00pm CDT East Fire Station (607 20th Avenue) in Brookings
Contact Information: 605-692-5212
06 Sioux City, IA
(Woodbury County)
7:00pm CDT WIT Auditorium
07 Madison, SD
(Lake County)
7:00pm CDT New Date!! 4H Building in Madison
12 Platte, SD
(Charles Mix County)
7:00pm CDT Platte Community Center



April, 2014 - Completed
Day City, State Time Location
07 Marshall, MN
(Lyon County)
7:00pm CDT New Date!!! SMSU
08 Luverne, MN
(Rock County)
7:00pm CDT Historic Palace Theater
10 South Sioux City, NE
(Dakota County)
7:00pm CDT Fire Hall at 1501 1st Avenue
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
15 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
15 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 Yankton, SD
(Yankton County)
7:00pm CDT Fire Station #2

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

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