Severe Storm and Tornado Spotter Training 2013

Here is the Severe Storm and Tornado Spotter Training schedule for 2013. In addition, an online spotter training course is available at https://www.meted.ucar.edu/training_course.php?id=23

More information about severe storm spotting can be found in the Spotter FAQ.


April, 2014 - Upcoming
Day City, State Time Location
17 Schaumburg, IL
(Cook County)
7:00pm CST Schaumburg Police Department, 1000 W. Schaumburg Rd. RSVP Sgt. John Nebl jnebl@ci.schaumburg,il.us
Contact Information: 847-348-7276
18 Oak Forest, IL
(Cook County)
6:30pm CST Oak Forest Village Hall, 15440 S. Central Avenue, Oak Forest, IL. Registration required: http://goo.gl/R49T6t
Contact Information: Dave Bukowski 708-252-3283
29 Palos Hills, IL
(Cook County)
6:30pm CDT Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Building M - Moriane Room #3. Point of Contact Kendall Bruton brutonk@morainevalley.edu
Contact Information: 708-974-5555



February, 2014 - Completed
Day City, State Time Location
22 Bartlett, IL
(DuPage County)
9:00am CST Hanover Township facilities @ 240 and 250 S. IL Rt 59. Point of Contact is James Dexter.
Contact Information: 630-837-0301
26 Batavia, IL
(Kane County)
6:00pm CST Batavia Public Library, South Batavia Avenue, Point of Contact Don Bryant
Contact Information: 630-232-5985

March, 2014 - Completed
Day City, State Time Location
01 Glendale Heights, IL
(DuPage County)
9:00am CST Board Room of the Marquardt School District. 1860 Glen Ellyn Rd, Glendale Heights. Point of Contact Marie Schmidt,: Reserve by Feb 22nd for free presentation: marie_schmidt@glendaleheights.org
Contact Information: 630-909-5333
01 Ottawa, IL
(LaSalle County)
10:30am CST Ottawa Township High School, East Main St.
01 Ottawa, IL
(LaSalle County)
3:00pm CST Ottawa Township High School, East Main St.
04 Dixon, IL
(Lee County)
6:30pm CST Sauk Valley Community College, 172 IL Rt 2. Room 1004. Point of Contact Kevin Lalley, Lee County EMA
Contact Information: 815-284-3365
05 New Lenox, IL
(Will County)
7:00pm CST Lincoln Way West High School, 21701 S. Gougar Rd. Point of Contact Dan Martin.
Contact Information: 815-462-6128
11 Chicago, IL
(Cook County)
1:30pm CDT Saint Xavier University Warde Academic Center Butler Reception Room 3700 West 103rd Street Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cook-county-dhsem-severe-weather-community-preparedness-workshop-tickets-10621078933
12 Naperville, IL
(DuPage County)
1:00pm CDT City Council Office, 400 S. Eagle St. Point of Contact Dan Nelson
Contact Information: 630-420-6009
12 Naperville, IL
(DuPage County)
7:00pm CDT City Council Office, 400 S. Eagle St. Point of Contact Dan Nelson
Contact Information: 630-420-6009
13 Crystal Lake, IL
(McHenry County)
2:30pm CDT McHenry County College, Conference Center, 8900 U.S. HIghway 14. Please register online at www.mcemaevents.com. Point of Contact Robin Gibbs
Contact Information: 815-338-6400
13 Crystal Lake, IL
(McHenry County)
7:00pm CDT McHenry County College, Conference Center, 8900 U.S. Highway 14. Point of contact Robin Gibbs
Contact Information: 815-338-6400
13 Bourbonnais, IL
(Kankakee County)
7:00pm CDT Olivet Nazarene University, University Avenue
18 DeKalb, IL
(DeKalb County)
7:30pm CDT Cole Hall Rm 100, Northern Illinois University, Point of Contact Gilbert Sebenste
Contact Information: 815-753-5492
19 Antioch, IL
(Lake County)
4:30pm CDT Antioch Community High School Auditorium 1133 Main St Antioch, IL
Contact Information: Lee Shannon III 847-395-1000 Ext 30
19 Antioch, IL
(Lake County)
7:00pm CDT Antioch Community High School Auditorium 1133 Main St Antioch, IL
Contact Information: Lee Shannon III 847-395-1000 Ext 30
20 Channahon, IL
(Will County)
7:00pm CDT Minooka High School, 26655 W. Eames St.
20 Pontiac, IL
(Livingston County)
7:00pm CDT Historic Livingston County Courthouse, 112 W. Madison St.
25 Frankfort, IL
(Will County)
10:00am CDT Frankfort Fire Department Station 3, 24420 S. La Grange Rd. Point of Contact Brenda Lutz
Contact Information: 815-740-8353
26 Valparaiso, IN
(Porter County)
6:00pm CDT Valparaiso University, Christopher Center for Library Resources, Point of Contact Dennis Pflughaupp, Porter County EMA dpp53@frontier.com
Contact Information: 610-207-8857
27 Thayer, IN
(Newton County)
7:00pm CDT Lincoln Township Fire Station 3130 E. 1177 N. Point of Contact Ray Chambers, Newton County EMA
Contact Information: 219-285-0833

April, 2014 - Completed
Day City, State Time Location
04 Crestwood, IL
(Cook County)
7:30pm CST Crestwood Civic Center, 14025 Kostner Ave. in Crestwood, IL. Registration is required: http://goo.gl/TT4ZPg
Contact Information: Dave Bukowski 708-252-3283
08 Mt. Prospect, IL
(Cook County)
7:00pm CST Mt. Prospect Village Hall 1st Floor Community Room 50 S. Emerson St. Must pre-register by e-mailing cbaldini@mountprospect.org or calling. Registration is limited to 70 participants.
Contact Information: Carol Baldini 847-818-5319
15 Rockford, IL
(Winnebago County)
6:30pm CDT Cherry Valley Fire Protection District Station #2 4919 Blackhawk Rd Rockford, IL POC: Dennis Lolli, EM
Contact Information: 815-262-9456



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