Lapeer County NWS Skywarn Training Class
Get trained by NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) in a Skywarn Spotter Training class at the Pix Theatre on Thursday, April 5 (4/5) from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Skywarn is a National Weather Service (NWS) program developed in the 1960s that consists of trained weather spotters who provide reports of severe and hazardous weather to help meteorologists make life-saving warning decisions.
Classes are free and open to the public. Pre-registration may be required. For information contact Lapeer County Emergency Management at 810-667-0242. The Pix Theatre is located at 172 West Nepessing Street in Lapeer. Check out the National SKYWARN Homepage or below for more information from the National Weather Service about Skywarn Spotter Training.
Skywarn spotter training classes will again be scheduled for Southeast Michigan, starting late February through early May 2018.
Spotter training classes cover severe weather hazards including thunderstorms and tornadoes. This includes the general structure and movement of severe thunderstorms, identification of important storm features, and safety concerns.
All classes last about 75 minutes.
They are free and open to the public.
Must be age 13 or older to report.
However, classes are appropriate for all ages. Ages 10 and up will likely get the most out of the training.