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While in-person spotter training has been canceled this season due to COVID-19 precautions, NWS Des Moines will be conducting a series of VIRTUAL SPOTTER TRAINING via GoTo Webinar this spring in-lieu of in-person sessions. Sessions will be conducted on the following dates/times:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the information about joining the webinar.

For additional storm spotting information & resources, visit our storm spotting website at:

For questions, contact Chad Hahn at or 515.270.4516.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our virtual spotter training sessions!