National Weather Service to hold storm spotter courses

4 months 3 weeks 1 day ago January 30, 2017 Jan 30, 2017 Monday, January 30 2017 Monday, January 30, 2017 10:10:00 AM CST in Weather
By: Tim Schmidt, Live Doppler 8 First Alert Weather

COLUMBIA - The National Weather Service will be conducting their Severe Storm Spotter and Weather Safety training courses in February and March.

This is a great way to learn more about how thunderstorms behave and what features to look for when observing a severe thunderstorm. This is also a great time to ask your meteorologists any questions you may have about the weather.

These evening classes usually last for about 2 hours with a 15 minute break. Refreshments are not typically provided.

February

  • Feb. 2 - Pettis County, 7:00 p.m.
  • Feb. 8 - Linn County (Brookfield), 7:00 p.m.
  • Feb. 23 - Boone County, 6:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 27 - Crawford County, 6:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 28 - Marion County (Hannibal), 6:30 p.m.

 

March

  • March 1 - Randolph County, 7:00 p.m.
  • March 1 - Pulaski County, 6:30 p.m.
  • March 8 - Saline County, 7:00 p.m.
  • March 9 - Crawford County (Sullivan/Bourbon), 6:30 p.m.
  • March 13 - Maries County, 6:30 p.m.
  • March 28 - Cooper County, 7:00 p.m.
  • March 28 - Cole County, 6:30 p.m.

 

For the complete list of dates, times and locations you can visit their websites.

http://www.weather.gov/lsx/schedule

http://www.weather.gov/eax/2017skywarn

http://www.weather.gov/sgf/spotter_classes_index

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