Become a Certified Weather Spotter For The National Weather Service (NWS)

Freeport, Illinois — Did you know you have a chance to become a certified Weather Spotter through the National Weather Service?

A  Weather Spotter Training class is coming up where you can become a certified Weather Spotter for the National Weather Service (NWS).

At this year’s National Weather Service Weather Spotter Training come learn the structure and movement of severe storms, how to identify important storm features, and how to stay safe during severe weather.

Completion of this class allows you to become a certified Weather Spotter for the National Weather Service (NWS) Quad Cities area.

The date is Thursday, March 2, 2017 and the training class is FREE, open to the public, and lasts approximately two (2) hours. The class runs from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. and registration begins at 6:00 p.m..

The class will be held at Highland Community College in Building H, Room 201. Highland is located at 2998 W. Pearl City Road in Freeport, Il.

Additionally, attendees have a chance to win a Midland NOAA Weather Radio that day. Prize(s) provided by Stephenson County Emergency Management Agency.

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