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Spotter Training Schedule 2021

All Classes for 2021 will be virtual!

*NOTE: Some Counties have been combined this year*

Spotters and the public can attend the class scheduled for their local county or one of the publicly scheduled classes. See a List of all classes below the map.

Advanced classes will be offered as separate classes open to everyone. We recommend you attend a county class or a publicly scheduled class before attending the Advanced class.

The classes are free and open to the public.
Registering in advance for the class is preferred but you can also join at the start time.

Forecasters from the National Weather Service in Fort Worth conduct storm spotter training sessions each year to help prepare spotters for the upcoming severe weather season. The NWS conducts the training in partnership with local emergency management officials who, in most cases are responsible for maintaining their local storm spotter network.

The training sessions are typically about two hours long and cover fundamental information that every spotter needs to know, with a focus on safety, identification of key weather features, and proper reporting procedures.

 

 

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2021 SKYWARN Schedule List

*NOTE: Some Counties have been combined this year*

*Classes labeled "NWS-Skywarn" & "NWS-Advanced Skywarn" are open to everyone regardless of county residence.

County-based classes feature the Basic presentation only, which is the same presentation as the "NWS-Skywarn" classes. 

‚ÄčAdvanced classes are being offered as separate classes open to everyone. We recommend you attend a county or "NWS-SKYWARN" class first before attending the Advanced class.

County/Public/Advanced

Date

Time

Registration Link

Anderson, Leon, Milam January 14 6:30 pm Completed
Collin & Denton January 16 9:00 am Completed
Bosque January 21 6:00 pm Registration Link
Montague & Parker January 25 7:00 pm Registration Link
Delta, Fannin, Lamar & Hopkins January 26 6:00 pm Registration Link
Tarrant January 30 10:00 am Registration Link
Cooke February 9 7:00 pm Registration Link
NWS - Skywarn February 16 6:00 pm Registration Link
NWS - Advanced Skywarn February 18 6:00 pm Registration Link
Grayson February 23 6:00 pm Coming Soon
Kaufman & Navarro February 25 6:00 pm Registration Link
NWS - Skywarn February 27 9:30 am Registration Link
Dallas, Ellis, & Rockwall March 2 6:00 pm Registration Link
Erath March 9 6:00 pm Registration Link
Jack March 11 6:30 pm Registration Link
NWS - Advanced Skywarn March 13 9:30 am Registration Link
NWS - Skywarn March 25 6:00 pm Registration Link
NWS - Skywarn April 6 ‚Äč6:00 pm Registration Link
NWS - Advanced Skywarn April 15 6:00 pm Registration Link