Free Training Class on Spotting Tornadoes/Severe Weather April 12 in Kenosha

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April 12, at 6:30 p.m. at Gateway Technical College, 3250 – 30th Ave., Kenosha

A free training class on how to spot tornadoes and other severe weather conditions will be held Wednesday, April 12, at Gateway Technical College in Kenosha.

The class sponsored by the National Weather Service in Milwaukee will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Room T127. The college campus is located at 3250 – 30th Avenue.

Learn to become a storm-spotter at this free class.

The first hour of the class will be devoted to severe weather safety with topics on tornado safety, storm spotting, and how to assess information quickly about Wisconsin’s tornado history, damaging winds, flash floods, lightning and hail.

The second hour will cover storm spotter training and answers to questions such as: What weather should be reported? Why does the National Weather Service need spotters? When and how should you report?  Other topics include radar interpretation and storm features.

Pre-registration not needed, but recommended.

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