SKYWARN storm spotter training available
From Enterprise Staff
Mark your calendars. SKYWARN is a free storm spotter training opportunity that will be available from 6-8 p.m. March 22 at the Dunbar Gym located at 1103 Dunbar Ave. in Livingston.
SKYWARN is a volunteer program with nearly 400,000 trained severe weather spotters. These volunteers help keep their local communities safe by providing timely and accurate reports of severe weather to the National Weather Service.
Attendees should expect to learn:
•Basics of thunderstorm development
•Fundamentals of storm structure
•Identifying potential severe weather features
•What information to report
•How to report information
•Basic severe weather safety
The training opportunity is free and will be hosted by the Polk County Office of Emergency Management. To register for the training, visit the Polk County Emergency Management website at www.polkcountyoem.com.
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