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Severe Weather Spotter and Safety Classes
2017 Schedule

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction provides storm spotter training each spring which includes information on severe weather and weather safety. These sessions are free to the public and are done in cooperation with county Emergency Management agencies across the area. Anyone with a desire to learn how to identify severe weather and to learn about the dangers from these storms is encouraged to attend. The "Basic Storm Spotter" classes run for about 2 hours. The "Advanced Storm Spotter" classes are about an hour in length. The “Basic+” sessions are enhanced basic spotter training classes, with a little more content than the normal “Basic” class.

Upcoming storm spotter talks are listed below...