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Flash Flooding Possible in the Southwest; Very Hot in the South and Northwest

Monsoonal activity will elevate the potential for flash flooding impacts especially in complex terrain, burn scars, and urban areas across much of the Southwest and Intermountain West along with the central and southern Rockies into next week. Very hot conditions cover much of the interior Northwest, south-central, and southeast portions of the CONUS into the weekend. Read More >

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2021 Skywarn Storm Spotter Training

Meteorologists from the National Weather Service in Norman conduct storm spotter training sessions each year to help prepare spotters for the upcoming severe weather season. The NWS conducts the training at the invitation of local emergency management officials who organize the training and who, in most cases are responsible for maintaining their local storm spotter network.

All training sessions for 2021 were conducted online. This training season has ended, but check back again occasionally to see if we have added any special sessions (such as around the annual Open House, usually in October or November). Otherwise, please join us for the 2022 spotter training sessions, probably beginning in January or February of 2022.

If you're interested in being a spotter and are looking for more training materials, visit our "Becoming a Spotter" page - You can also find training materials on our YouTube channel -


2021 Spotter Training Schedule

Counties Day Date Time Registration
Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Seminole Mon Feb 8 6:00 PM
Foard, Hardeman, Knox, Wilbarger Tue Feb 9 6:00 PM
Bryan, Johnston, Marshall Thu Feb 11 6:30 PM
Archer, Baylor, Clay, Wichita Sat Feb 13 9:00 AM
Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Grady, Kingfisher (postponed to Mar 23) Tue Feb 16 7:00 PM
Open Thu Feb 18 6:30 PM
Garfield, Grant, Kay, Noble Tue Feb 23 6:30 PM
Lincoln, Logan, Payne Thu Feb 25 6:30 PM
Beckham, Custer, Dewey, Roger Mills, Washita Mon Mar 1 6:00 PM
Cleveland, McClain, Oklahoma Tue Mar 2 6:30 PM
Open Thu Mar 4 6:30 PM
Ellis, Harper, Woodward Mon Mar 8 6:30 PM
Open Tue Mar 9 6:30 PM
Comanche, Cotton, Jefferson, Stephens Thu Mar 11 6:30 PM
Alfalfa, Major, Woods Mon Mar 15 6:30 PM
Greer, Harmon, Jackson, Kiowa, Tillman Tue Mar 16 6:00 PM
Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Grady, Kingfisher Tue Mar 23 7:00 PM
Advanced Tue Mar 30 6:30 PM