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Spotter Training Schedule

Updated: May 23nd 2018


Forecasters from the National Weather Service in New York City conduct storm spotter training sessions each year to help prepare spotters for the upcoming severe weather season. The training sessions are typically about three hours long and cover fundamental information that every spotter needs to know, with a focus on safety, identification of key weather features and proper reporting procedures. Most sessions are open to anyone who is interested in learning more about being a spotter, but you should check to be sure before attending a class.

All classes are free and most classes start at 7:00 pm.

Please note: A short multiple choice, true/false exam may be given at the conclusion of each class. Spotter cards with your new number will be mailed to you with a passing grade of 70% or higher.




May 16th


New Haven County
Wallingford OEM
142 Hope Hill Road
Wallingford, CT 06492




May 22nd

7 PM

Bergen County
Bergen County Law and Public Service Institute
Hall Of Heroes Auditorium
281 Campgaw Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430




May 23rd

7 PM

Rockland County
Rockland County Fire Training Center
35 Fireman's Memorial Drive
Pomona, NY 10970


Registration Closed


June 2nd

10 AM

New London County
Salem Town Hall
270 Hartford Road
Salem, CT 06420



Additional Classes to follow!!

Click Registration to register a training class

For questions regarding training, contact Brian Ciemnecki
Via e-mail:

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