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Quiet Weather Pattern for U.S. Monday; Cold Front to Move into Pacific Northwest Monday Night

Expansive Canadian-sourced high pressure will provide mainly fair weather across the U.S. on Monday. Temperatures over the eastern states will run below normal while the western states see above normal temperatures but no records are expected to fall. On Monday night, a cold front will move onshore in the Pacific Northwest bringing low elevation rain and mountain snow. Read More >

SkyWarn Training Schedule

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Severe Weather/Storm Spotter - Training Sessions 

Tangipahoa Parish

    ♦ What -- Basic SkyWarn Training
    ♦ When – Wednesday, January 8th  - 5:00PM - 7:00PM
    ♦ Where – Tangipahoa Parish Emergency Operations Center 
                     114 N Laurel St., Amite, LA
    ♦ Local Sponsor – Tangipahoa Parish OHSEP, Telephone: 985-748-9602


St. Charles Parish

    ♦ What -- Basic SkyWarn Training
    ♦ When – Thursday, January 9th  - 6:30PM - 8:30PM
    ♦ Where – St. Charles Parish EOC
                     15026 River Road, Hahnville, LA
    ♦ Local Sponsor – St. Charles Parish OHSEP, Telephone: 985-783-5050


Hancock County

    ♦ What -- Basic SkyWarn Training
    ♦ When – Wednesday, January 15th, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
    ♦ Where – Hancock County EOC
                     18333 Hwy 603, Kiln, MS
    ♦ Local Sponsor – Hancock County Emergency Management, Telephone: 228-255-0942


For further information regarding any of these upcoming classes, contact the NWS via email –


SkyWarn training sessions normally last between one and two hours. During the class, basics of severe weather identification and how to report severe weather are discussed. Normally SkyWarn sessions are held in cooperation with the local emergency management office.