Lou Withrow Austin / South Central Texas
  VIRTUAL Severe Weather Spotter Training Session                                       

   Saturday / 06 February 2021
   9am to 12 noon /  BASIC and ADVANCED TRAINING

    Session Chairperson:          Session Assistant Chairperson / Technical Chairperson:
    Troy Kimmel (Email)             Bob Rose
                                                                   

     *** SESSION WILL BE VIRTUALLY HELD VIA Go to Webinar (www.gotomeeting.com) ***

     *** INSTRUCTION provided courtesy of National Weather Service / Austin-San Antonio ***
          Office website: www.weather.gov/ewx

   
   
ASSOCIATED PUBLICATIONS:

    South Central Texas SkyWarn Spotter Manual (PDF) 

      
      WHAT:
             3 Hours / Basic and Advanced SkyWarn severe/inclement weather recognition and safety training

    
      REGISTRATION:

             Yes, please. Here is a pre-registration link .
             A certificate of completion will be presented to those participants completing the entire 3 hour training session.

      WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
             This training is open to the general public.
             Those involved in public safety and severe weather safety / recognition, such as amateur radio (ham) operators,
             first responders (law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMS officials), emergency management officials and
             media representatives (reporters, photojournalists) are especially encouraged to attend this important session.

     PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE:

            PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
             .... Basic and Advanced Spotter Training ....
           

           9:00 - 9:05 am....  Session Welcome by Troy Kimmel and Bob Rose

           9:05 - 9:10 am....  South Central Texas SkyWarn Spotter Guide Update - Troy Kimmel
                                                (found at: www.la.utexas.edu/users/kimmel/skywarnbook.pdf )    

           9:10 - 10:30 am.... Basic SkyWarn Training Session (NWS, Austin/San Antonio)

           10:30 - 10:35am.... Break

           10:35 - 12 noon.... Advanced SkyWarn Training Session (NWS, Austin/San Antonio)

           12 noon.... Question and Answer Session / Session Close