National Weather Service asks for your storm photos and Tweets

National Weather Service asks for your storm photos and Tweets
For people interested in learning the finer points of storm reporting, Beaman said they are encouraged to take part in annual SKYWARN Spotter Training courses. SKYWARN is a voluntary program developed by each individual NWS office, during which …
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HAM Radio: The unseen eyes and ears of emergency services
“We also encourage everybody to get involved in the Sky Warn program and the HAM radio club and the Tarleton Planetarium co-sponsor the training for that program that's held in the planetarium each year. Somebody from the Fort Worth office of the …
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Weather alerts have come a long way in 50 years
The Howard County/Kokomo Emergency Management Agency also helps keep people in the loop when it comes to bad weather by hosting a SkyWarn class every March. SkyWarn is a volunteer program with nearly 290,000 trained severe-weather spotters.
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Before spring storm season, Skywarn joins forecasters to host severe weather
The National Weather Service, including the Skywarn organization of Kent and Ottawa counties, are scheduled to conduct the first weather spotter training session of the year on Thursday, Feb. 19. It is slated to begin at 7 p.m. at the Jenison Center …
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