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Weekend Storm Hazards

A strong storm system will bring rain and a messy wintry mix to the area today and tomorrow. Rain and freezing rain this evening will change over to snow Sunday. Winds will rapidly increase Sunday, with gusts of 50+ mph possible, creating near whiteout conditions and drifting snow over roadways. Read More >

Spotter Training Calendar - NWS Gaylord


Below is the calendar of spotter training classes scheduled across northern Michigan.  If you are unable to make it to a training class or would like a refresher on weather spotter principles, there are several on-line storm spotter training modules and reference materials available:

Do you have questions about SKYWARN or becoming a spotter?  Click here for our SKYWARN FAQ page.  Most sessions are open to the general public with no need to pre-register.  All training is free and usually lasts around 1.5 hours.

If you have questions about any upcoming event or the spotter program, contact NWS Gaylord Warning Coordination Meteorologist Pat Bak.  

Be sure to click on the location on the calendar below for additional details.