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SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training

Date: 2/1/2014

Time & Place:
Emergency Services Education Center, located at 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Description:
The Waco-McLennan County Office of Emergency Management and the National Weather Service Office in Ft. Worth are teaming up to bring this year’s SKYWARN storm spotter training to Waco on Saturday, February 1. The free program will be held at the Emergency Services Education Center, located at 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The two-hour multimedia presentation will feature numerous new pictures of storms and video from the 2013 severe storm season to help participants master the basics of storm spotting. Presenters will discuss thunderstorm formation, tornado formation and behavior, and what to do to keep safe when thunderstorms threaten, plus spotter operations and recommended reporting procedures. The program is free and open to the public. No advanced registration is necessary. For more information about SKYWARN training, visit www.waco-texas.com/emergency-skywarn.asp.

On the Web: http://www.waco-texas.com/emergency-skywarn.asp