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The National Weather Service (NWS) Detroit/Pontiac Office is hosting one opportunity for Winter Spotter Training in 2020 for the citizens of Southeast Michigan.  The training will be a WEBINAR on Wednesday, October 28th from 7 p.m. to 830 p.m.    

The training is reserved for residents of Southeast Michigan.  There is room for 1000 participants.  To register please go to...

This training will be canceled if there is a threat of severe weather on October 28th.

The Winter Spotter Training Class will feature topics such as winter weather safety, review of 2019-2020 winter season, outlook for 2020-2021 winter season, severe winter weather events (including snow, lake effect snow & snow squalls, freezing rain, high wind, floods & ice jams), how to measure snowfall, what to report to the NWS, and how to report to the NWS.  The Webinar will use the GoTo internet client.  Please be sure to give yourself enough time (about 15 minutes prior to the start) to download the necessary file to participate.

We look forward to discussing Winter Spotter topics with you on October 28th.