|All along Isaac's track, CoCoRaHS observers are measuring and reporting their backyard rainfall reports to help document this significant weather event. You too can join this valuable network.|
Are you interested in measuring rain, hail, and snow from your own backyard? If so, then please consider joining the Illinois CoCoRaHS team. CoCoRaHS stands for the Community, Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow network. Illinois became part of the CoCoRaHS network in December 2006. CoCoRaHS daily and special reports are used by the National Weather Service for flood warning and river forecasting, severe and winter storm warnings and verification, drought monitoring...and much more
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Training is required. Classroom training sessions are free and typically lasts between an hour and an hour and a half and cover all of the essential information that you will need to sign up for the program, set up your rain gage (and snow board), and report your observations.
Find out more about upcoming training sessions in Illinois or Indiana
CoCoRaHS Rain GaugeObservers are required to purchase an official CoCoRaHS rain gauge for just under $30 available from vendors listed on the CoCoRaHS main web page. Internet access is required as measurements of rain or snow are submitted each morning through the CoCoRaHS web site at www.cocorahs.org.
Learn more about CoCoRaHS here