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Below is our current SKYWARN class list.  During these classes we are looking for volunteers to measure and report severe weather to us.  This includes reporting snow, ice,  hail, high winds, tornadoes, and heavy rainfall. These classes are free and open to all ages.  The list below contains classes from across the area as well as online classes.  If you can't make one of the classes, consider viewing the following YouTube Basic SKYWARN videos.
 

They are in three parts. 

Basic SKYWARN YouTube 
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVN5CY3SfAQ                        Part 1
 
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 David Nicosia at david.nicosia@noaa.gov. For Skywarn Amateur Radio questions email Dave at david.morford@noaa.gov.
 
Spring SKYWARN Schedule
Date Time General Area Class Type Specific Location To Register
March 23rd, 2016 6:30 to 8:30 PM Towanda, PA Basic

 

DONE

 

DONE

March 29th, 2016

 

 

6:30 to 8:30 PM 

 

Lords Valley, PA

Basic

 

DONE

 

DONE

March 30th, 2016

 

 

 

 

6:30 to 8:30 PM   Bath, NY Flood

 

DONE

 

DONE

March 31st, 2016 6:30 to 8:30 PM  Cortland, NY

Basic

 

 

 

 

DONE

 

DONE

April 5th, 2016 6:30 to 8:30 PM Towanda, PA Advanced

 

DONE

 

DONE

April 14th, 2016  

 

 

6:30 to 8:30 PM Wilkes-Barre, PA Basic

DONE

DONE
 
April 19th, 2016 6:30 to 8:30 PM Wilkes-Barre, PA Advanced DONE

DONE

April 20th, 2016 6:30 to 8:30 PM Syracuse Area, NY Basic

DONE

DONE

April 25th, 2016

 

 

 

6:30 to 8:30 PM Honesdale, PA Basic

DONE

DONE

April 27th, 2016

 

 

 

6:30 to 8:30 PM Bath, NY Advanced Cancelled

Cancelled

 

April 28th, 2016

 

 

6:30 to 8:30 PM 

 

Lords Valley, PA

Flood

DONE

DONE

May 4th, 2016

 

 

6:30 to 8:30 PM Honesdale, PA Advanced

Wayne County Emerg. Mgmt. Agency,

43 Volunteer Drive, Honesdale, PA 18431

See Map:
https://goo.gl/maps/KdbEKXEKgrp

 

Go to:

http://goo.gl/forms/EwvrM5PtyH

May 5th, 2016

 

 

 

6:30 to 8:30 PM  Jessup/Scranton Area, PA Flood

Lackawanna County
Center for Public Safety
30 Valley View Drive
Jessup, PA 18434

See Map:

https://goo.gl/maps/fttL6gpm8jM2


Go to:

http://goo.gl/forms/ujfHaZwnH7

May 18th, 2016

 

 

6:30 to 8:30 PM Honesdale, PA Flood

Wayne County Emerg. Mgmt. Agency,

43 Volunteer Drive, Honesdale, PA 18431

See Map:
https://goo.gl/maps/KdbEKXEKgrp

 

Go to:

http://goo.gl/forms/W8d6z4UJK9

May 21st, 2016 6:00 to 7:30 PM   Leonardsville, NY Basic

Leonardsville Fire Department
11306 Mill Street
Leonardsville NY 13364.

See map:

https://goo.gl/maps/uinAhmHNgr92

 

Go to:

http://goo.gl/forms/r4tBEHmtiA

June 7th, 2016 6:30 to 8:30 PM Endicott-Binghamton, NY Area  Advanced

Huron Campus 
1701 North Street
Endicott, New York 13760
 

See Map: 

https://goo.gl/maps/Fhb6ecU7BoS2
 

 

Go to: 

http://goo.gl/forms/wJxWmxSdHf

June 14th, 2016 6:30 to 8:30 PM  Horseheads, NY  Flood 

Town & Country Fire Department
130 Gardner Road
Horseheads, NY 14845

See Map: https://goo.gl/maps/tTtidnEp36U2

 

 

Go to: 

http://goo.gl/forms/YHlXdZ8tjw

September 8th, 2016

 

6:30 to 8:30 PM  Towanda, PA   Flood 

Towanda Fire Department
101 Elm Street
Towanda, PA 18848

 

See Map: https://goo.gl/maps/xP97BrhcyBw

 

 

Go to: 

http://goo.gl/forms/5HLRDwPTzy


 

 

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