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Severe Weather Spotter Training Class Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel


The National Weather Service’s Quad Cities office is holding a storm spotter training class in Washington later this month.  Donna Dubberke, Warning Coordination Meteorologist from the National Weather Service says they have a network of storm spotters that consists of private citizens, first responders, and amateur radio operators.

She says everyone coming will learn about storm structure, spotter positioning, safety and damage reporting.  Dubberke adds the course is geared toward emergency personnel, but is open to the general public.

The class is free and is being held Wednesday, the 28th from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Washington Public Library.