National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
 
 

Skywarn Logo
 

2015 Spotter Training Schedule

Updated May 19th, 2015

Forecasters from the National Weather Service in New York City conduct storm spotter training sessions each year to help prepare spotters for the upcoming severe weather season. The training sessions are typically about three hours long and cover fundamental information that every spotter needs to know, with a focus on safety, identification of key weather features and proper reporting procedures. Most sessions are open to anyone who is interested in learning more about being a spotter, but you should check to be sure before attending a class.

All classes are free and most classes start at 7:00 pm.

Please note: A short multiple choice, true/false exam may be given at the conclusion of each class. Spotter cards with your new number will be mailed to you with a passing grade of 70% or higher.

Date/Time

Location
Register

Monday,

April 6

7:00pm

Wayne, NJ (Passaic County)
Passaic County Public Safety Academy (The Auditorium)
300 Oldham Road
Wayne, NJ 07470

Registration

Closed

Wednesday,

April 15

7:00pm

Goshen, NY (Orange County)
Orange County Department of Emergency Services
22 Wells Farm Road
Goshen, NY 10924

Registration

Closed

Thursday,

April 16

7:00pm

Carmel, NY (Putnam County)
Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services Training and Operations Center (TOPS bldg)
Donald B Smith Goverment Campus
112 Old Route 6
Carmel, NY 10512

Registration

Closed

Tuesday,

April 21

7:00pm

Mahwah, NJ (Bergen County)
Bergen County Law & Public Safety Institute
Hall of Heroes Auditorium
281 Campgaw Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430

Registration

Closed

Tuesday,

May 12th

7:00pm

 

Garden City, NY (Nassau County)
Nassau Community College
College Center Building, Room 252/253
One Education Drive
Garden City, NY 11530 - MAP

Registration

Closed

Tuesday

May 19th

7:00pm

Bridgeport, CT (Fairfield County)
Bridgeport Emergency Operations Center
581 North Washington Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Registration

Closed

**Additional Classes to follow**

For questions regarding training, contact Brian Ciemnecki
Via e-mail: Brian.Ciemnecki@noaa.gov


Top of Page | Home Page