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2021 Spotter Training

  • 2021 spotter training remains virtual again and registration and information can be accessed here.  There is one spotter training session left on May 13th at 630 pm. 
  • 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. 

2020-2021 Snow Season

  • Feel free to send in your monthly snowfall through April. The current spotter snow table can be found here.
  • If you want your station to be added to the spotter snow tables for the upcoming 2020-2021 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
  • Final monthly/seasonal snowfall maps from 2019-2020 have been completed and can be accessed here.  https://www.weather.gov/bou/Snowmaps
  • The final 2019-2020 snow season tables from COOP/SKYWARN stations can be found at this link.  https://www.weather.gov/bou/Coop-Sno1920

  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