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Ian to Bring Life-Threatening Storm Surge and Hurricane Conditions By This Afternoon

The center of Ian will reach the coast of South Carolina today, and then move farther inland across eastern South Carolina and central North Carolina tonight and Saturday. There is a danger of life-threatening storm surge along the coasts of northeast Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas today. Hurricane-force winds are expected along the coasts of South Carolina and southeastern North Carolina. Read More >

2022-2023 Snow Season

  • You may send in all your monthly snowfall for the 2021-22 season. to scott.entrekin@noaa.gov. The current snow tables are here.   
  • If you want your station to be added to the spotter snow tables for the upcoming 2022-2023 season, send me an email to scott.entrekin@noaa.gov
  • For Winter reporting guidelines, see the following link to the Skywarn page here.
  • CoCoRahs provides an excellent training sources for measuring snow. Check it out here.  https://cocorahs.org/media/docs/measuringSnow2.1.pdf
  • Seasonal and monthly snowfall maps have been updated through June 2022 and are here  https://www.weather.gov/bou/Snowmaps

2022 and 2023 Spotter Training

  • Spotter training is finished for 2022.  
  • Please check back in early winter for spotter training for 2023 here. 
  • If you live in and near any of the 2020 fire burn scars across Northern Colorado you may be eligible for a rain gauge. Please email Scott.Entrekin@noaa.gov to inquire about these gauges. 

Online Reporting Form

  • There is an on-line reporting form for sending in winter and severe weather reports. The link can be found at https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/report. Please bookmark this address. This can also be used from your mobile device. 
  • Please indicate your spotter number on the last entry page (Review and Send). This will help us identify you as an officially trained spotter. 
  • Caution: Do not use Internet Explorer, except for the new Edge Internet browser with Microsoft. Chrome and Firefox will also work. 
  • The new address can still be found under the drop down menu from current hazards from weather.gov/bou. 

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  • Submit storm report will be on the far left hand pull down menu under current hazards.
  • If you have moved and changed addresses or phone numbers,  please send me a quick note with the change to scott.entrekin@noaa.gov.
  • Thanks for all your continuing support in the Spotter Program. Scott Entrekin