Session Storm Spotter Training (separate registration required)

Thursday, 4 May 2017: 4:00 PM-6:30 PM
Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2017 AMS Washington Forum

Become an official storm spotter for the National Weather Service! The class, called Basics I, is an overview of what it means to be a spotter as well as the basics of the different weather phenomena that affect the Mid-Atlantic. Upon completion of the course, you will be officially registered in this National Weather Service program and will receive a spotter code within six weeks. Topics covered include: The basic organization of the National Weather Service The role and importance of storm spotting How to report hazardous weather Weather service products and its watches, warnings and advisories Identifying thunderstorm, flooding, tropical and winter weather threats (Note: You must be at least 14 years old to become a storm spotter.)

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