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Where can i become a storm spotter/chaser


#1

i called my local national weather service and they don’t train until January and febuary next year is there any other places I can train to become a storm chaser…


#2

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/training/wxspot.php

Hope this helps with what you’re looking for.


#3

In my area, you can choose to attend a training in person or you can fulfill your training requirements online to be a Skywarn Spotter. If I were you, I’d look up my local NWS office and see what they offer!
Good luck!


#4

https://www.meted.ucar.edu/training_course.php?id=23

SKYWARN® Spotter Training

This course covers the basics of being a SKYWARN Spotter. The goal of the course is to provide baseline training for all spotters through multiple modules covering the procedures for spotting (including communication and spotter report criteria) and safety considerations for all hazards.

Role of the Skywarn Spotter

list the proper safety guidelines to use during severe convective weather:
while in a building
while in a car
and after a storm has passed
identify the seven required pieces of information to communicate to the NWS when making a storm report
demonstrate how to make a clear and succinct storm report for a severe convective weather event
describe how spotter reports are used within the NWS and local emergency management branches
identify the best methods of communication of your spotter report in specific situations
explain the importance of SKYWARN spotters in warning operations

To indicate your desire to register as a SKYWARN Spotter with the NWS, click the checkbox that appears after you Enroll in the course.


#5

thank you so much have to go into it and do it.