Severe Weather Spotter Training Schedule for 2015 

Most Training Classes will be scheduled January through March 2015.

Check back frequently for updates & changes. Please check the schedule the day of the training for any late changes or cancellations.

  • The classes listed below are open to the public and will be conducted in-person.  You are not required to be a spotter to attend the class. 
  • The presentation covers severe weather identification, reporting procedures and safety.
  • Classes are free, with a 10 to 15 minute break midway through the class.  Most classes are 1-2 hours.
  • If you can't attend the class(es) scheduled for your county, feel free to attend a class in a neighboring county or city.
  • All 2015 classes are basic spotter classes unless otherwise indicated in the schedule listing. 
  • In addition to the live classes, on-line self-study spotter training courses are available, which can be taken in lieu of the in-person training.  For more information about these official NWS spotter training courses, or the spotter program in general, visit our SkyWarn Spotter page at www.crh.noaa.gov/mkx/?n=spotters.

The Milwaukee Area Skywarn Association (MASA) and the Midwest Severe Storm Tracking Response Center (Midwest SSTRC) will again be assisting the National Weather Service in providing Severe Weather Spotter Training.  Classes conducted by MASA are indicated with *.  Classes conducted by Midwest SSTRC are indicated with **.  Classes conducted by both the NWS and Midwest SSTRC indicated with +.

March 2015 Completed Classes 

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City

County

Time

Location

       

 

         
         
       

 

         
         
         
       

 

         

April 2015

Day

City

County

Time

Location

 Tuesday, April 7*  Greenfield  Milwaukee  630 pm

Greenfield Fire Dept.
4333 S 92nd St., just south of Cold Spring Rd
Amateur Radio Emergency Service Operators Only

         
       

 

         
         
         
         
       

 

         
         

May 2015

Day City County Time Location
 Saturday, May 9+  Madison  Dane  TBA Madison College - Truax Campus, Mitby Theatre 
3550 Anderson Street
         
         
 


April  13-17, 2015 - Wisconsin Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week

Drill Day is Thursday April 16, 2015 from 1 to 2 PM.
 


Contact Marc Kavinsky, NWS Milwaukee-Sullivan, for more information on severe weather spotter training.  



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