Severe Storm Spotter Training

The National Weather Service, Des Moines, will present severe storm spotter training on April 2, 2012, from 1:30pm - 3:30pm in the Memorial Union Gallery. The training is especially encouraged for departments that have people working outdoors, but is open to anyone. Whether you work or play on a sports field, golf course, farm, or yard, this class could be life saving.

Training highlights include severe weather climatology, different severe weather threats and how to identify them, severe thunderstorm types, how to report severe weather, spotter safety and severe weather communications.

Register online through EH&S Training:
  • Go to the Learning Center and log in
  • Click on Schedule (under My Menu)
  • Go to April 2 and select Severe Storm Spotter Training
  • Click Register