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Powerful Storm to Impact Eastern Third of U.S. this weekend.

A developing storm system will bring a myriad of significant impacts this weekend. Heavy snow up to 18 inches from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast, and ice up to a quarter of an inch is forecast in places. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible in the Deep South. Read More >

Severe Weather Spotter and Safety Classes
2018 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.

Upcoming storm spotter talks are listed below...