Severe Weather Spotter Training Schedule for 2015 

Training Classes for 2015 will begin to be scheduled in February 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.
  • 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 +.

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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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