Train To Be an Official Tornado Spotter

A press release from the McHenry County Emergency Management Agency:

Severe Weather Spotter Class

My sister took this photo of St. Mary's Catholic Church after the tornado swept through Joplin.

My sister took this photo of St. Mary’s Catholic Church after the tornado swept through Joplin.

WOODSTOCK, IL- In partnership with the National Weather Service, the McHenry County Emergency Management Agency will host an exciting program that can teach you how to become a trained Weather Spotter!

This class teaches residents how to recognize severe weather, and how and when to report the information to the National Weather Service.

Trained spotters play an important role in helping warn our community about potentially severe weather.

In addition, this class will teach you how to protect you and your family when severe weather is threatening our area.

We invite you to attend “Severe Weather Training” on March 13, 2014.

WHEN:          Thursday, March 13, 2014, Session 1: 2:30 p.m. OR Session 2: 7:00 p.m.
 
WHERE:       McHenry County College Conference Center – Building B, 8900 US Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

The class is FREE, but registration is required.  Please do so @ www.mcemaevents.com.  For more information, please contact the McHenry County Emergency Management Agency at 815-338-6400 or[email protected].

Click here for the Severe Weather Spotter Class event notice.


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