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Below is our Spring SKYWARN class list.  During these classes we are looking for volunteers to measure and report severe weather to us.  This includes reporting hail, high winds, tornadoes, and heavy rainfall.  Like our winter classes, these are free and open to all ages.  The list below contains classes from across the area as well as (2) online classes.  More classes, including Advanced SKYWARN, will be added soon!
 
About SKYWARN: Our program is a year round program.  Our goal is to train you how to accurately report severe weather to us, ranging from snowfall measurements, to severe weather (hail, wind, tornadoes, flooding).  We offer a Basic SKYWARN and an Advanced SKYWARN in our spring/early summer season, and a Basic Winter SKYWARN in the fall.  Flood SKYWARN is done throughout the year based on interest.  Anyone is welcome to attend the Basic SKYWARN classes, their is no age requirement and you do not need to have had prior training.  For our Advanced classes we required that you have attended (1) of our previous SKYWARN classes in the past 3 years.  This can include either our spring or winter version.  For Skywarn questions email Erik at erik.heden@noaa.gov.  For Skywarn Amateur Radio questions email Dave at david.morford@noaa.gov.
 
Spring SKYWARN Schedule (Updated)
Date Time General Area Class Type Specific Location To Register
April 14th 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Everywhere

Online Your computer.  Your Computer/Phone.  You will use your computer for the presentation (visual) and your phone for the audio (live). 

Done.

April 15th 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Penn Yan/Watkins Glen/Waterloo/Finger Lakes Area Basic 417 Liberty Street.  Penn Yan, NY.  14527.  Yates County Office Building.  Go through the main doors to the elevator.  Go down one floor to the basement, bear left and down the hall the class will be on the left in the County Auditorium.  Google map.

Done.

April 20th 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Oneonta/Catskills Area Flood SUNY-Oneonta.  108 Ravine Pkwy, Oneonta, NY 13820.  The class will be in Alumni Hall in the Little Theatre.  Google map.

Done.

April 23rd 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Finger Lakes Area/Watkins Glen Area Basic 323 Owego St. Room 120. Montour Falls, NY. 14865.  Google map.

Done.

April 27th 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Wilkes-Barre/Scranton/Hazleton Area Basic Wilkes University.  Stark Learning Center, Room 101. Google map.

Done.

April 30th 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Binghamton/Owego/Southern Tier Area Basic Huron Campus (McKinley Building)
1701 North Street
Endicott, New York 13760.  Google map.

Done.

May 2nd 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Leonardsville/Morrisville/Clayville/Sherburne/Richfield Springs/New Berlin area Basic Leonardsville Fire Department 11306 Mill Street.  Leonardsville, NY.  13364.  Google map Done.
May 5th 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Syracuse Area Basic Cicero Fire Department Station 1.  8377 Brewerton Road (intersection of Routes 11 and 31).  Cicero, NY.  Google map. Done.
May 13th 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Utica/Rome/Boonville Mohawk Valley Area. Basic State Preparedness Training Center
5900 Airport Road
Oriskany, New York 13424-0742.  Google map.
Register here.  Please include your name, number of attending, and BEST contact number in case the class is cancelled.  If you do not have internet access, call 607-729-1597 EXT 4 to register.  
May 20th 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Monticello/Catskills/Honesdale Area Basic

Sullivan County Emergency Services Training Center.  615 Old White Lake Turnpike.  Swan Lake, NY.  12783.  Google map.

Register here.  Please include your name, number of attending, and BEST contact number in case the class is cancelled.  If you do not have internet access, call 607-729-1597 EXT 4 to register.
May 26th 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Bath/Hornell/Corning/Elmira/Western Southern Tier/Southern Finger Lakes Area Basic Civil Defense Training Center, 7220 State Route 54, Bath, NY 14810.  Google map.   Register here.  Please include your name, number of attending, and BEST contact number in case the class is cancelled.  If you do not have internet access, call 607-729-1597 EXT 4 to register.
May 27th 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Lords Valley/Hawley/Dingmans Ferry/Milford/Pecks Pond/Honesdale/Narrowsburg area Basic

Pike County EMA.  135 Pike County Blvd.  Lords Valley, PA.  Google map

Register here.  Please include your name, number of attending, and BEST contact number in case the class is cancelled.  If you do not have internet access, call 607-729-1597 EXT 4 to register.

May 28th 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Auburn/Waterloo/Seneca Falls/Northern Finger Lakes Area Basic Cayuga County Office Building Sixth Floor Legislative Chambers.  160 Genesee Street.  Auburn, NY 13021.  Google Map. Register here.   Please include your name, number of attending, and BEST contact number in case the class is cancelled.  If you do not have internet access, call 607-729-1597 EXT 4 to register.  
May 31st 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Everywhere Online Your computer.  Your Computer/Phone.  You will use your computer for the presentation (visual) and your phone for the audio (live).  Click here. 
June 1st 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Ithaca/Finger Lakes Area Basic

Tompkins County Dept. of Emergency Response, 92 Brown Rd, Ithaca, NY.  14850.  Google map.

Register here.  Please include your name, number of attending, and BEST contact number in case the class is cancelled.  If you do not have internet access, call 607-729-1597 EXT 4 to register.
June 2nd 7:00 to 9:00 PM Utica/Rome/Boonville Mohawk Valley Area. Advanced State Preparedness Training Center
5900 Airport Road
Oriskany, New York 13424-0742.  Google map.
Register here.  Please include your name, number of attending, and BEST contact number in case the class is cancelled.  If you do not have internet access, call 607-729-1597 EXT 4 to register.
June 3rd 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Wilkes-Barre/Scranton/Hazleton Area Advanced 30 Valley View Drive.  Jessup, PA.  18434.  Google map

Register here.  Please include your name, number of attending, and BEST contact number in case the class is cancelled.  If you do not have internet access, call 607-729-1597 EXT 4 to register.

June 11th 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Syracuse Area Advanced Liverpool Fire Department.  Confirming exact location soon and will post shortly.

Register here.  Please include your name, number of attending, and BEST contact number in case the class is cancelled.  If you do not have internet access, call 607-729-1597 EXT 4 to register.

TBD 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Binghamton/Owego/Southern Tier Area

Advanced Announced soon!  
TBD 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Bath/Hornell/Corning/Elmira/Western Southern Tier/Southern Finger Lakes Area Advanced Announced soon!  


 

 

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