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Tropical Storm Fay in the Atlantic; Severe Storms in the Plains; Excessive Heat and Fire Weather Threats in the West

Summer is in full swing! Tropical Storm Fay will bring heavy rain with flash flood potential, and isolated tornadoes to the Mid-Atlantic and New England. Severe storms in the Plains may produce intense winds, very large hail, and locally heavy rain. Excessive heat 110 to 121 F is possible in the Desert Southwest into early next week. Critical fire weather threats continue for portions of the West. Read More >

Spotter Training New Updates!


  • For everyone's health and safety, all spotter training has been cancelled through June 2020
  • New spotter welcome letters from Brighton (3/9) will be mailed out on Mon, 3/16. 
  • New spotter welcome letters from Firestone (3/4) were mailed out on Thu, 3/5.
  • New spotter welcome letters from Vaisalla (2/25) were mailed out on Wed, 2/26. 
  • New spotter welcome letters from Arvada training on (2/12) were mailed out on Thu, 2/20.
  • New spotter welcome letters from Kiowa training (2/20) were mailed on Monday, 2/24. 
  • 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.

2019-2020 Snow Season

Online Reporting Form

  • There is an on-line reporting form for sending in winter and severe weather reports. The link can be found at 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 

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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
  • Thanks for all your continuing support in the Spotter Program. Scott Entrekin