Special Announcement: NWS Boston/Norton Online SKYWARN Training Webinar With a Path to Spotter Certification Announced

Hello to all…

NWS Boston/Norton will be sponsoring 3 SKYWARN Training Webinars with a path to spotter certification via an online quiz. The details on the sessions are as follows:

Thursday May 7th, 2020 at 630 PM
Saturday May 16th, 2020 at 1030 AM
Thursday May 21st, 2020 at 630 PM
-Note: All training dates are the same webinar – there will be different instructors for each session

Participants will learn:
-Basics of thunderstorm development
-How to identify potential severe weather features
-What information to report
-Basic severe weather safety

There will be an optional quiz available at the end via web link to become a registered NWS Spotter.

You will need a computer, tablet or phone to access the webinar. From a tablet or phone, it requires the free gotowebinar app.

Pre-registration is required. Register at: https://weather.gov/box/skywarn and click on the Training Schedule tab and the instructions follow on that page.

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
Work Phone #: 508-346-2929 (8 AM-5 PM)
Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
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