PA-PEMA: NWS SKYWARN Spotter - Basic
 Course ID: 1074933
 Format: On-Site - Classroom course or workshop (Live Event)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number:
 Cost (US$): 0.00
(There is no cost for attending this course.)
 Credit Type(s): none
 Certificate: PEMA Attendance V3 13SEP16
Course Description: National Weather Service - SKYWARN Spotter Training

1.5 hours

SKYWARN® Spotter Classes are offered free of charge from the combined efforts of your local National Weather Service Forecast Office and typically either local government, local civic groups, or centers of higher learning. A National Weather Service meteorologist will teach the class and bring related materials. The local group will provide the facility for the class and register all participants in the class.

The classes are designed to educate the public on weather threats in this area, as well as strengthen the ties between the NWS and the local community. The more spotters the NWS has out there, the faster vital ground truth information gets to the NWS forecasters who make the decisions to issue life saving weather warnings.
Subject Area(s):
Emergency Management
Audience(s):
Emergency Management
Background/Role(s): None
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions: For this PEMA sponsored course, students may register only once. Students must be at least 18 years of age to attend.
Sponsor: PEMA
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Description: PEMA
Name: Training and Exercise Division
Phone: 717-651-2001
email: RA_EMTRAINING@pa.gov
URL: http://www.pema.pa.gov
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