Free Severe Weather Spotter training class in Pinedale May 13th
May 5, 2014
The National Weather Service in Riverton will teach a Severe Weather Spotter training class to increase the number of weather spotters in Pinedale and the surrounding area. The free, two-hour training class will take place at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, in room 111 at Sublette County BOCES, 665 North Tyler in Pinedale.
The course describes how various severe weather phenomena develop, outlines appropriate safety actions, and details procedures for identifying and reporting severe weather to the NWS. Videos and digital images from across Wyoming are shown during the training session to assist volunteers in correctly identifying important storm features. All course materials will be given to volunteers. Anyone who is a current weather spotter is encouraged to attend this session as a refresher.
Additional information on storm spotting is available on the local National Weather Service website at http://www.weather.gov/riverton or by calling the Riverton office toll-free at 1-800-211-1448.