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Strong Storm Systems Impacting Both Coasts

The storm system on the East Coast is bringing widespread rain to the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast. Freezing rain and snow is possible in interior, southern New England. A powerful Pacific storm system will bring heavy rain, high elevation snow, gusty winds, and extremely rough surf to the Pacific Northwest and northern California. Read More >

Northern Indiana NWS Storm Spotter Resource Page



Real Time Information




 Training/Reference Material



Reporting Procedures




This page is dedicated to spotter planning, preparedness, and reporting.  Click on the above links to access:

Real Time Information - real time weather information including forecasts, hazardous weather outlook, and Storm Prediction Center outlooks. Links to NWS social media are also provided.


Training/Reference Material - training provided by other sources including MetEd and, also includes other handy references for spotters regarding hail size chart, Beaufort wind chart, local area severe weather climatology, and more.


Reporting Procedures - how to make a spotter report and sources that can be used to make a spotter report.