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Local SKYWARN Classes Offered

Last Updated on February 28, 2013 3:44 pm

Two upcoming SKYWARN classes are being offered by the National Weather Service Blacksburg office.

The classes are free and will be held Tuesday March 5. The first class will be in the Plemmons Student Union Room 201B Table Rock Room from 230p-430p at Appalachian State. The second class will also be at the Student Union in 201A Price Lake room from 630-830p.

At the classes you can learn how to become an official spotter for the NWS by covering the following topics:

Basics of thunderstorm development
Fundamentals of storm structure
Identifying potential severe weather features
Information to report
How to report information
Basic severe weather safety

For more information check out the NWS SKYWARN page for our area at this link

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