National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
Advanced Spotter Training
and Severe Weather Seminar

March 14, 2020
Dayton, OH

The National Weather Service forecast office in Wilmington Ohio, in conjunction with Dayton Skywarn, will be hosting the 2020 Basic and Advanced spotter training classes in Dayton.
  WHEN: Saturday, March 14
  BASIC CLASS: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  ADVANCED CLASS: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
WHERE: University of Dayton
Kennedy Student Union Ballroom

300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469

During the event, join NWS meteorologists for a detailed look at storm spotting and severe weather operations. The event will cover an in-depth look at advanced storm spotting strategies, the science of using weather radar in warning operations, and a special presentation on the Memorial Day 2019 tornado outbreak.

The Kennedy Student Union Ballroom is located on the 2nd floor of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Union. Free parking is available in Lot B off of Stewart Street, or Lot C off of Founders Lane / Evanston Ave.

Is there a cost to attend?
This event is free!

Is the event open to the public?
Yes! Anyone interested in learning more about severe weather can attend.

Should I attend a basic spotter class before attending the advanced class?
While not required, we strongly encourage anyone planning to attend the advanced class to attend a basic class beforehand. The basic class the morning before the advanced class is one option, but there are several other basic classes offered. See our Spotter Training Schedule for a list of available classes.