More Weather Spotter Training Classes set for Southeast Colorado

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Published Friday, February 23, 2018
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by Chris Sorensen

[This article has been updated to reflect additional training locations.]

The National Weather Service office in Pueblo has announced free SKYWARN weather spotting classes in communities across southeast Colorado, including two additional classes in El Paso and Pueblo counties.

Sessions begin in late March and will continue into May. Most are open to the public and run about 90 minutes.

During the presentation, participants learn about the local weather service office, when and how to report severe weather conditions, weather safety tips, and fundamentals about the development and structure of thunderstorms.

County Date Time Address
Otero March 20 6:30 p.m. La Junta City Municipal Building, 601 Colorado Avenue, La Junta
Bent April 2 6:30 p.m. Las Animas Fire Dept. 435 W. 5th Las Animas
El Paso April 3 6:30 p.m. Colorado Springs Police Department - Gold Hill Division, w 80905, 955 W Moreno Ave, Colorado Springs
Prowers April 4 6:30 p.m. Lamar High School, 1900 S 11th St, Lamar
Baca April 5 6:00 p.m. Baca County EOC, 29400 U.S. 287, Springfield
Custer April 10 6:00 p.m. Search and Rescue Building, 710 Rosita Ave. Westcliffe
*El Paso April 11 6:00 p.m. 3755 Mark Dabling Blvd, Colorado Springs
*Pueblo April 16 6:30 p.m. Pueblo County Emergency Service Center, 101 W. 10th Street, Pueblo
Crowley April 17 6:30 p.m. Firehall 611 E. 9th Street Ordway
* indicates recently added offering  

 

Jennifer Stark, Meteorologist-in-Charge can be contacted at Jennifer.stark@noaa.gov or 719-948-9429 for more information.