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Tuscaloosa Emergency Management Host National Weather Service Basic Storm Spotter Training

NWS Basic Storm Spotter

Tuscaloosa County EMA will host a public training event

at the Tuscaloosa County Fire College, Thursday, March 22nd at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The National Weather Service SKYWARN program trains public volunteers to identify and describe severe local storms. These volunteers then make timely and accurate reports of severe weather to the National Weather Service which helps keep their communities safe. In this storm spotter class, you will learn the basics of thunderstorm development, fundamentals of storm structure, how to identify potential severe weather features, what information to report and how to report it, and basic severe weather safety. If you have ever had an interest in severe weather, or are involved in public services such as amateur radio or volunteer fire departments, this class is for you! This event is free and open to the public. Located at the Alabama Fire College (2501 Phoenix Drive, Tuscaloosa, 35405) from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM on March 22, 2018. Contact Tuscaloosa County EMA at 205-349-0150 or for any questions or concerns.

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