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FREE TRAINING...The National Weather Service in Pueblo provides SKYWARN weather spotter preparedness and training.  Typically the sessions are scheduled from late March through early May each year, and are a cooperative effort of local government officials and the National Weather Service.  The sessions are FREE OF CHARGE and usually open to everyone, except when noted.   Participants receive information about...

 

- latest hot topics about National Weather Service

- when and how to report severe weather

- the basics of thunderstorm development and storm structure

- severe weather safety tips.

 

An RSVP is required if you plan to attend.

A typical session lasts around 1 1/2 hours.  Snacks and beverages are usually NOT provided.

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On-line SKYWARN training is also available.  For more information...click HERE.

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Are you looking for more advanced material?...

Advanced Storm Spotter Training Webinar (this webinar is Oklahoma based)

Do you want even more?...here's some very advanced material (university level meteorology topics)

Tornado Forecasting Workshop Presented by Rich Thompson Storm Prediction Center

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Here is an updated reference guide available for download.  Just click the links below.

New and improved storm spotter reference guide for download.  


En Espanol 

 

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2017 SKYWARN Weather Spotter Training -

Southern Colorado

 

March 2017  (check back frequently for updates)

Date         County (City)                                         Starting Time          Location

 

27th       Bent County  (Hasty)                      6:30 p.m. MDT          Hasty Fire Station, 1st Ave. E.

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/TWKZgZfYNuD2

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April 2017  (check back frequently for updates)

Date         County (City)                                         Starting Time          Location

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3rd          Baca County (Springfield)              6:30 p.m. MDT         Baca County Emergency Oper. Ctr., 29400 Hwy 287

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/SsNtFLp5Ycx

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4th         Prowers County (Lamar)                 6:30 p.m. MDT         Lamar High School Auditorium, 1900 S. 11th St.

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:   https://goo.gl/maps/yM8pMePztTn 

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5th        Kiowa County  (Eads)                      6:30 p.m. MDT          Courthouse, 1305 Goff St.

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/EShSGyQAPtr

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6th        Otero County (La Junta)                 6:30 p.m. MDT          City Council Chambers, 601 Colorado Ave.

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/HXeiPdQBQQ62

 

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11th       Pueblo County  (Pueblo)              6:30 p.m. MDT          Pueblo County Sheriffs Office, 101 W. 10th St.

                 (PLEASE enter using the west door on the Main St. side)

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/adNsTWUNiUk

 

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17th       Pueblo County  (Pueblo)              6:30 p.m. MDT          Pueblo County Sheriffs Office, 101 W. 10th St.

                 (PLEASE enter using the west door on the Main St. side)

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/adNsTWUNiUk

 

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18th       El Paso County  (Colo Spgs)        6:30 p.m. MDT          El Paso County OEM, 3755 Mark Dabling Blvd.

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/DPi7BLREVFF2

 

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22nd          El Paso County  (Colo Spgs)        9:00 a.m. MDT         El Paso County Office of Emergency Management,

                                                                                                                                                            3755 Mark Dabling Blvd.

                 *** FOR AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS ONLY ***

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/cRB9FxS3wJR2

 

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24th      El Paso County  (Falcon)               6:00 p.m. MDT          Grace Community Church, 9475 Grace View Church

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/WemjygY5tQp

 

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26th      El Paso County  (Colo Spgs)         6:30 p.m. MDT          Gold Hill Police Substation, 955 W Moreno Ave.

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/GG8zfXMnS812

 

 

May 2017  (check back frequently for updates)

Date         County (City)                                         Starting Time          Location

 

2nd       Custer County (Westcliffe)            6:00 p.m. MDT          Custer County SAR Building, 710 Rosita Ave.

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/ES9FsVwG1ix

 

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10th     Alamosa County  (Alamosa)            6:30 p.m. MDT          Alamosa County Govt. Bldg, 8900 Independence Way

              RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                             Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/DyE29w5m2CD2