NWS Winter Storm Spotter Class Next Monday

Oct 29, 2015

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Most people are familiar with summer time storm watchers who relay emergency storm information to weather centers. Now a wintertime course is being offered next week.

Oneida County Emergency Management spokesperson Dawn Robinson says the National Weather Service is putting on a Winter Weather Storm Spotter class next week. She outlines what participants will learn...

"....they'll learn in addition to how to measure snow, become a snow spotter. There is no charge for the class. We would greatly appreciate the public coming in and learning about winter weather..."

Robinson says Weather Service officials will talk about winter weather facts, safety tips, winter weather reporting and the outlook for the upcoming winter season. The attendees will become spotters for the National Weather Service. The meeting is Monday, November 2 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.at the Oneida County Law Enforcement Center off Chippewa Drive. Robinson says if you are interested to pre-register at 715-361-5167.