McLennan County SKYWARN 2017

Written on February 2, 2017 at 7:00 pm, by

The McLennan County SKYWARN will be held this Saturday, February 04, 2017 at the Emergency Services Education Center in Waco. The basic storm spotting class will be from 9:00 am to noon followed by the advanced portion from 1:00 – 4:30pm.

The National Weather Service encourages anyone with an interest in weather, public service and access to communication, such as HAM radio, to join the SKYWARN program. Volunteers include police and fire personnel, dispatchers, EMS workers, public utility workers and other concerned private citizens. Individuals affiliated with hospitals, schools, churches, nursing homes or who have a responsibility for protecting others are also encouraged to become a spotter…

The Training Covers:

  • Basics of thunderstorm development
  • Fundamentals of storm structure
  • Identifying potential severe weather features
  • Information to report
  • How to report information
  • Basic severe weather safety

Click here for the SKYWARN schedule

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