Date: Saturday, March 9, 2013
Time: 9:00am to 2:30pm
Location: City of Sunrise Public Safety Building
10440 West Oakland Park Blvd.
1st Floor Community Room
Sunrise, Florida 33351
The class is intended for those interested in becoming a Storm Spotter or those who are spotters already and wish to take a refresher course to sharpen their skills. Classes are for a combination beginners through advanced Storm Spotters will be taught in a combined class by one or more meteorologists with the National Weather Service (NWS). Training is required in order to be a Storm Spotter.
Attendees must be at least 14 years old and accompanied by an adult.
SKYWARN Storm Spotters is a nationwide network of volunteers who report observations of significant weather and damage resulting from severe weather to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service then sends alerts to the public via television, radio, marine, aviation and weather radios, public safety agencies and other information sources that severe weather is approaching or has been sighted.
SKYWARN classes are ideal for amateur radio operators, emergency management staff, Red Cross volunteers, CERT, firefighters, students, or anyone who is interested and wants to serve.
To register contact Robin Terrill, Broward County Skywarn Coordinator at 954 249-5343 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and enroll by providing:
- Phone number,
- Email address, and
- Mailing address where you can be reached.
Note: The class will be canceled on short notice should the weather not be conducive to travel.
Point of Contact:
Robin Terrill, Broward County Skywarn Coordinator
Warning Coordination Meteorologist
National Weather Service (NWS)
Miami/South Florida Forecast Office
305-229-4520 - Office
Emergency Management Coordinator
City of Sunrise Office of Emergency Management