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New Online Reporting Form

  • As of Tuesday, December 5th, there is a new on-line reporting form for sending in winter and severe weather reports. The new address link from our web site has changed, and can be found at https://www.weather.gov/crh/stormreports?sid=bou
  • The new address can still be found under the drop down menu from current hazards from weather.gov/bou. You are given 4 options; Facebook, Twitter, Mobile APP, and email. The email form will be the one to use to send us a detailed spotter report like you did before with the old form. 
  • This new report is in a google docs format and your report will still be received at our office within 2-3 minutes. Due to the small delay we ask you to send in Tornado reports via the telephone only. 
  • We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused, but this change was out of our local control. If you have any questions or concerns on the new format please call or email at scott.entrekin@noaa.gov

2017-2018 Snow Season

2017 Spotter Training Updates!

  • 2018 Spotter training will begin posting sometime in January of 2018
  • All 2017 spotter training dates have been processed and new spotter letters have been mailed. If you were newly trained and did not receive a letter, please contact scott.entrekin@noaa.gov.
  • Additional training classes can be added upon request.
  • If you are an existing spotter that was retrained, the spotter database has been updated with your latest information, but no formal letters will be issued.

Additional On-line Training Available: Thirsty for more training on severe weather?

Severe Weather Refreshers 

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  • Submit storm report will be on the far left hand pull down menu under current hazards.
  • If you have moved and changed addresses or phone numbers,  please send me a quick note with the change to scott.entrekin@noaa.gov.
  • Spotter news can be found from the top of our web page in the News of the Day. 
  • Thanks for all your continuing support in the Spotter Program. Scott Entrekin