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FREE TRAINING...The National Weather Service in Pueblo provides SKYWARN weather spotter preparedness and training.  Typically the sessions are scheduled from late March through early May each year, and are a cooperative effort of local government officials and the National Weather Service.  The sessions are FREE OF CHARGE and usually open to everyone, except when noted.   Participants receive information about...

 

- latest hot topics about National Weather Service

- when and how to report severe weather

- the basics of thunderstorm development and storm structure

- severe weather safety tips.

 

An RSVP is required if you plan to attend.

A typical session lasts around 1 1/2 hours.  Snacks and beverages are usually NOT provided.

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On-line SKYWARN training is also available.  For more information...click HERE.

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Are you looking for more advanced material?...

Advanced Storm Spotter Training Webinar (this webinar is Oklahoma based)

 

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Here is an updated reference guide available for download.  Just click the links below.

New and improved storm spotter reference guide for download.  


En Espanol 

 

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Look for 2018 trainings beginning in February...

 

2017 SKYWARN Weather Spotter Training -

Southern Colorado

 

March 2017  (check back frequently for updates)

Date         County (City)                                         Starting Time          Location

 

27th       Bent County  (Hasty)                      6:30 p.m. MDT          Hasty Fire Station, 1st Ave. E.

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/TWKZgZfYNuD2

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April 2017  (check back frequently for updates)

Date         County (City)                                         Starting Time          Location

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3rd          Baca County (Springfield)              6:30 p.m. MDT         Baca County Emergency Oper. Ctr., 29400 Hwy 287

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/SsNtFLp5Ycx

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4th         Prowers County (Lamar)                 6:30 p.m. MDT         Lamar High School Auditorium, 1900 S. 11th St.

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:   https://goo.gl/maps/yM8pMePztTn 

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5th        Kiowa County  (Eads)                      6:30 p.m. MDT          Courthouse, 1305 Goff St.

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/EShSGyQAPtr

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6th        Otero County (La Junta)                 6:30 p.m. MDT          City Council Chambers, 601 Colorado Ave.

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/HXeiPdQBQQ62

 

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11th       Pueblo County  (Pueblo)              6:30 p.m. MDT          Pueblo County Sheriffs Office, 101 W. 10th St.

                 (PLEASE enter using the west door on the Main St. side)

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/adNsTWUNiUk

 

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17th       Pueblo County  (Pueblo)              6:30 p.m. MDT          Pueblo County Sheriffs Office, 101 W. 10th St.

                 (PLEASE enter using the west door on the Main St. side)

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/adNsTWUNiUk

 

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18th       El Paso County  (Colo Spgs)        6:30 p.m. MDT          El Paso County OEM, 3755 Mark Dabling Blvd.

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/DPi7BLREVFF2

 

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22nd          El Paso County  (Colo Spgs)        9:00 a.m. MDT         El Paso County Office of Emergency Management,

                                                                                                                                                            3755 Mark Dabling Blvd.

                 *** FOR AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS ONLY ***

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/cRB9FxS3wJR2

 

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24th      El Paso County  (Falcon)               6:00 p.m. MDT          Grace Community Church, 9475 Grace View Church

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/WemjygY5tQp

 

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26th      El Paso County  (Colo Spgs)         6:30 p.m. MDT          Gold Hill Police Substation, 955 W Moreno Ave.

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/GG8zfXMnS812

 

 

May 2017  (check back frequently for updates)

Date         County (City)                                         Starting Time          Location

 

2nd       Custer County (Westcliffe)            6:00 p.m. MDT          Custer County SAR Building, 710 Rosita Ave.

                 RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                          Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/ES9FsVwG1ix

 

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10th     Alamosa County  (Alamosa)            6:30 p.m. MDT          Alamosa County Govt. Bldg, 8900 Independence Way

              RSVP: thomas.magnuson@noaa.gov                                             Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/DyE29w5m2CD2