National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

River Ice Spotter Training

January 26, 2021

10:00-10:45 AM

Training will be conducted in a virtual setting

Register Here

The focus of the training will be on identifying, monitoring, and reporting river ice in your area. Help us and your community stay ahead of ice jam flooding!   


General Information

  • Training is free to attend
  • Individual Registration is requested
    • After Registration you will be provided a confirmation e-mail with the webinar link
  • Program lasts approximately 45 min with questions afterwards
  • Recommended for local, state, or federal officials with responsibilities for the protection of life and property, or responsible for conditions along area streams and rivers. Attendees must be 18 years or older.  
  • The training is presented by NWS Hydrologists in Ohio, however the training can be attended by residents outside of the state. The content will be useful for any interested parties though some details may be specific to the local area.  


Equipment Requirements

  • Computer with Internet Access
  • Active Email Address
  • Audio Capability (including a microphone and speakers)
    • Phone access is available if speakers/microphone do not work on your computer
  • Software installation (GoToWebinar)
  • Specific System Requirements (From GoToWebinar Webpage)​

    Windows 7 - Windows 10

    Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) - macOS Catalina (10.15)


    Google Chrome OS

    Android OS 5 (Lollipop) - Android 9 (Pie)

    iOS 10 - iOS 12


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