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FREE WEATHER SPOTTER TRAINING COURSE (SKYWARN TRAINING)

Thursday, May 4, 2017
7:00 PM – 8:45 PM
Linton Fire Department at 100 E Pine Ave.

Emmons County Officials are preparing for severe summer weather and invite you to attend a FREE Weather Spotter Training Course.  John Paul Martin, Warning Coordination Meteorologist from Bismarck National Weather Service, will be presenting the Weather Spotter Training Course.

Skywarn is a network of volunteers trained in weather observing for NOAA’s National  Weather Service and its mission (the protection of life and property).  P.O.S.T. Board Credit for law enforcement is available for attending this course.  Topics covered will include:  Thunderstorm formation, thunderstorm hazards, definitions, history of severe weather in ND, review of severe weather from 2016, the importance of reports, safety, storm types, storm strength, storm structure.

Public is welcome and encouraged to attend!  Please register:  provide your name and agency (if appropriate) to:  Emmons County Sheriff’s Dept. 701-254-4411 or email Mary Senger at msenger@nd.gov.

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