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Additional Snowfall and Colder Temperatures Expected Tonight into Tuesday

A couple rounds of snow will affect Lower Michigan this evening and Tuesday. Arctic air will be reinforced, bringing lake effect snow back into the forecast. Read More >

2018 NWS Grand Rapids Weather Spotter Training Schedule


Spotter training classes for Spring 2018 will be scheduled soon!  The complete schedule will be posted on this page in early 2018.  If you were not able to attend a session this spring, or if you would like additional training, you can take this online MetEd course through the COMET Program. You can also learn more about meteorology and our atmosphere at JetStream - An Online School for Weather.

Once you have completed training, contact the Emergency Management office in your city/county to find out what you can do to become involved with their spotter program.

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