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Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Monday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Spotter Training Updates!

  • Spotter letters have been processed from training at Littleton (6/13). Letters mailed on June 14th. 
  • Spotter letters have been processed from training at Castle Rock (6/3). Letters mailed June 10th. 
  • Spotter letters have been processed from training at Boulder (5/21). Letters mailed on May 23rd. 
  • Spotter letters have been processed from training at Golden (5/16). Letters mailed on May 22nd.
  • Spotter letters have been processed from training at Centennial Airport (5/4). Letters mailed on May 10th. 
  • Spotter letters have been processed from training at Denver Federal Center (5/2). Letters mailed on May 9th. 
  • Spotter letters have been processed from training at Parker (5/1) and Arvada (5/2). Letters mailed on May 8th. 
  • Spotter letters have been processed from training at Thornton (4/30). Letters mailed on May 7th. 
  • Spotter letters have been processed from training at Hugo (4/24) and Frederick/Firestone (4/25). Letters mailed on April 29th. 
  • Spotter letters have been processed from training at Fort Morgan (4/9), Lakewood (4/11), and Commerce City (4/20). Letters were mailed on April 23rd. 
  • Spotter letters have been processed from training at Akron and Regis University (4/8). Letters were mailed on April 17th. 
  • Spotter letters have been processed from training at Denver (4/6). Letters were mailed on April 16th. 
  • Spotter letters have been processed from training at Loveland, Kiowa (4/3). Letters were mailed out on April 8th.
  • Spotter letters were processed from training at Fort Collins (3/30).  Letters were sent on April 3rd. 
  • Spotter letters were processed from training at Highlands Ranch (3/21), Sterling (3/25), Greeley (3/26), Haxtun (3/26), Holyoke (3/27), Julesburg (3/28). Letters from all those sites will be mailed out on Monday, April 1st. 
  • Spotter letters were processed from training in Denver (3/16) and Lincoln county (3/20). Letters were mailed on Fri, March 22nd. 
  • Spotter letters were processed for training in Aurora (3/14). Letters were mailed out on Monday, March 18th.
  • If you were a newly trained spotter in 2019 and did not receive a letter within 30 days, please contact scott.entrekin@noaa.gov.
  • If you are an existing spotter that was retrained, the spotter database has been updated with your latest information, but no formal letters will be issued.

2018-2019 Snow Season

New Online Reporting Form

  • There is a new on-line reporting form for sending in winter and severe weather reports. The new address link from our web site has changed, and can be found at https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/report. Please bookmark this new 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.
  • Spotter news can be found from the top of our web page in the News of the Day. 
  • Thanks for all your continuing support in the Spotter Program. Scott Entrekin