NWS Storm Spotter Training in March & April

Storm Spotter Training This WeekUpdated 3/21 @ 9:30am – ThorntonWeather.com attended the recent training in Westminster and found it to be very worthwhile.  Most of the topics covered related to severe thunderstorms, how to recognize the various types, the potential for tornadoes, and more.  If you are interested in attending one of these sessions, please follow the link below.  There are more sessions in the coming weeks in the north metro area.

3/17/08 @ 12:56pm – The National Weather Service will be conducting storm spotter training this Wednesday and Thursday at Front Range Community College.  The Colorado All-Season Spotter Team (CAST) is a volunteer spotter network which provides real-time weather information year round to forecasters at the National Weather Service in Boulder, Colorado.

These are great sessions for anyone wanting to learn more about the severe weather we experience in Colorado.  All training is free.  Topics include:

  • Basics of thunderstorm development
  • Fundamentals of storm structure
  • Identifying potential severe weather features
  • Information to report
  • How to report information
  • Basic severe weather safety
  • To learn more about the program, see here:  http://www.crh.noaa.gov/bou/awebphp/spotter.php

    To view more information on this week’s training as well as future dates, see here:  http://www.crh.noaa.gov/bou/?n=spot_training

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