How to Report Severe Weather to the NWS Office in Columbia
To report severe weather you can post pictures and messages on our Facebook Page, send us a Twitter report, send us an email at email@example.com, or use the Storm Report Interface to relay information to our office.
The National Weather Service issues warnings for many types of severe weather. Our equipment and tools help us anticipate and warn for situations that threaten life and/or property. However, the only way we know a severe event occurred is by human or "ground truth" reports. These reports not only tell us what happened, but could help us anticipate future events. Please contact us via Facebook, Twitter, send us an email, or use the Storm Report Interface if you observe any of the following:
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are a trained Skywarn spotter, please use the phone number that was given to you at your training session.
Local Storm Reports Summary
This page allows the user to search storm reports. Storm reports are prelimary, and have not been verified for accuracy unless otherwise noted. If you are interested in becoming an official spotter for the NWS, contact your local NWS office.
You can also view Storm Reports off of the Storm Prediction Center's website.