SkyWarn Training Schedule

National Weather Service Slidell

 

 


Severe Weather/Storm Spotter - Training Sessions 

  


♦ What -- Basic SkyWarn Training
♦ When – Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 6:30PM- 8:30PM
♦ Where – Jefferson Parish - East Bank Regional Public Library – Jefferson Conference Room;   4747 West Napoleon Ave., Metairie, LA 70001

Local Sponsor - Jefferson Parish Emergency Management 

If you plan to attend the training session, please contact Jefferson Parish Emergency Management at 504-349-5360 or e-mail the National Weather Service at sr-lix.webmaster@noaa.gov

 

♦ What -- Basic SkyWarn Training
♦ When – Monday, March 2, 2015 -- 6:00PM- 7:30PM
♦ Where – Pearl River County Emergency Operations Center;   650 Highway 11, Poplarville, MS (Near the intersection of MS Highway 26 and US Highway 11)

Local Sponsor - Pearl River County Emergency Management 

If you plan to attend the training session, please contact Pearl River County Emergency Management at 601-795-3058 or e-mail the National Weather Service at sr-lix.webmaster@noaa.gov

 

♦ What -- Advanced SkyWarn Training (Basic Skywarn Class recommended)
♦ When – Monday, March 7, 2015 -- 9:30AM- 11:30AM
♦ Where – Ascension Parish Sheriff's Training Center;   9094 South St. Landry Avenue, Gonzales, LA 70737

If you plan to attend the training session, please e-mail the National Weather Service at sr-lix.webmaster@noaa.gov

 

♦ What -- Basic SkyWarn Training
♦ When – Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -- 6:30PM- 8:30PM
♦ Where – West Baton Rouge Parish Emergency Operations Center;   2413 Ernest Wilson Dr., Port Allen, LA 70767

Local Sponsor - West Baton Rouge Parish Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and 911.  Telephone 225-346-1577. 

If you plan to attend the training session, please click here to register (includes detailed directions to location) with West Baton Rouge Parish Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness or e-mail the National Weather Service at sr-lix.webmaster@noaa.gov

SkyWarn training sessions normally last between one and two hours. During the class, basics of severe weather identification and how to report severe weather are discussed. Normally SkyWarn sessions are held in cooperation with the local emergency management office. If you are interested in becoming a Severe Storm Spotter and want to receive SkyWarn training, contact the local emergency management office or contact our Warning Coordination Meteorologist, at the National Weather Service Office in Slidell by email sr-lix.webmaster@noaa.gov or phone 985-649-0357 x 223.


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