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 SKYWARN Storm Spotter 3/9/2013 9:00 AM

Date:              Saturday, March 9, 2013

Time:             9:00am to 2:30pm

Location:      City of Sunrise Public Safety Building

10440 West Oakland Park Blvd.

1st Floor Community Room

(Rm 1-100)

Sunrise, Florida  33351

 

Course Description:

The class is intended for those interested in becoming a Storm Spotter or those who are spotters already and wish to take a refresher course to sharpen their skills. Classes are for a combination beginners through advanced Storm Spotters will be taught in a combined class by one or more meteorologists with the National Weather Service (NWS). Training is required in order to be a Storm Spotter.


Attendees must be at least 14 years old and accompanied by an adult.

 

SKYWARN Storm Spotters is a nationwide network of volunteers who report observations of significant weather and damage resulting from severe weather to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service then sends alerts to the public via television, radio, marine, aviation and weather radios, public safety agencies and other information sources that severe weather is approaching or has been sighted.

 

Suggested Audience:

SKYWARN classes are ideal for amateur radio operators, emergency management staff, Red Cross volunteers, CERT, firefighters, students, or anyone who is interested and wants to serve.

 

Registration:

To register contact Robin Terrill, Broward County Skywarn Coordinator at 954 249-5343 or email n4hhp@comcast.net  and enroll by providing:

  • Name,
  • Phone number,
  • Email address, and
  • Mailing address where you can be reached.

 Note:  The class will be canceled on short notice should the weather not be conducive to travel.

 

Point of Contact:

Registration Contact:

Robin Terrill, Broward County Skywarn Coordinator

954 249-5343

n4hhp@comcast.net

 

Course Contact:

Robert Molleda,

Warning Coordination Meteorologist

National Weather Service (NWS)

Miami/South Florida Forecast Office

305-229-4520 - Office

Robert.Molleda@noaa.gov

weather.gov/southflorida

 

Facility Contact:

Juan Farach,

Emergency Management Coordinator

City of Sunrise Office of Emergency Management

954-746-3475(office)

954-746-3455(fax)

JFarach@sunrisefl.gov


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