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2015 Skywarn Spotter Training


Washtenaw County is offering Skywarn Spotter training free of charge to anyone 18 years of age or older who is interested in being trained in severe weather identification, protection, and reporting procedures. The course is about 90 minutes long, and identification codes are issued to all who complete the program.

March 12, 2015 – Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Ypsilanti Township Civic Center
7200 South Huron River Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan

April 11, 2015 – Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Pioneer High School
601 West Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Registration for Both courses begins 30 minutes before posted start time

Registration for both courses begins 30 minutes prior to the beginning of class. Class sizes are limited so you must pre-register. To register electronically on the web, Click here.  If you do not have internet access, you may call (734) 973-4900. Please provide your name, phone number, class date, and verify that you are at least 18 years of age.

Washtenaw County has adopted a two-year Skywarn training cycle Spotters trained last year are not required to attend re-training until next year. Handouts will not be available at the training, however the following brochure is now only available online: Basic Spotters' Field Guide (.pdf).  For general storm safety information: Tornadoes, Thunderstorms and Lightning brochure (14 MB .pdf)

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