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SkyWarn Training Schedule

National Weather Service Slidell



Severe Weather/Storm Spotter - Training Sessions 


♦ What -- Basic SkyWarn Training
♦ When – Tuesday, October 9th  - 6:30PM- 8:30PM
♦ Where – City of Baton Rouge - Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
3773 Harding Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70807. Please head to the Downstairs Classroom.

Local Sponsor – Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
Telephone: 225-389-2100

For further information - contact the NWS 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. If you are interested in becoming a Severe Storm Spotter and want to receive SkyWarn training, contact the local emergency management office or contact our Warning Coordination Meteorologist, at the National Weather Service Office in Slidell by email or phone 985-649-0357 x 223.