St. Petersburg Fire Rescue will host a National Weather Service (NWS) SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotter training on December 14th. This free 75-minute long class will be delivered by Tampa Bay National Weather Service Warning and Coordination Meteorologist Dan Noah. Those completing this training will receive a weather spotter’s guidebook and become part of a nationwide network of citizen monitors. Citizen monitors report anomalies such as tornados, flooding rains and extreme temperatures.
WHO: Anyone! You can attend the training even if you do not want to be an official spotter.
WHEN: Wednesday, December 14th at 10:00am
WHERE: St. Petersburg Fire Rescue Headquarters, 1st Floor Classroom
400 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
WHY: You can help protect yourself, your family, and neighbors by becoming a trained SKYWARN Spotter. A trained spotter knows the weather threats in Florida, safety rules, and visual clues regarding thunderstorm strength.
HOW: Reserve your seat by emailing Amber.Boulding@StPete.org or call
727-892-5200. Seating for the course is limited to the first 40 people.
Information on SKYWARN – www.weather.gov/Tampa/skywarn