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Fire Weather in the West; Strong to Severe Storms in Southern Mid-Atlantic; Tropics off Florida and Southeast

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through the upcoming weekend, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches are in effect. Meanwhile, strong to severe storms w/ damaging winds and heavy rain likely in North Carolina and southern Virginia. Finally, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring a broad area of low pressure in the Bahamas for development. Read More >

The National Weather Service in Dodge City provides storm identification/spotter training sessions each spring.  
These sessions are done in cooperation with county Emergency Management agencies across the area.  All training 
is free and is open for anyone to attend and is not designed for just storm spotters.  Anyone with a desire to   
learn how to identify severe weather and to learn about the dangers from these storms are encouraged to attend.  

The program lasts around 1 1/2 hours. 

The following is a schedule for training through April.  All times are in Central Time, except for Hamilton county which is listed in Mountain Time: