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SKYWARN® - Tropical (Spotsylvania County)
Thu, April 20, 2017, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM EDT
The SKYWARN® Tropical course provides a more in depth training of tropical weather hazards and the role of spotters during these events. The course is intended for all levels of expertise, though having attended a Basic class is mandatory to attend. Topics to be covered include:
- Tropical Cyclone Components and Formation
- Tropical Cyclone Climatology
- Hazards Associated with Tropical Cyclones
- NWS Tropical Weather Products
- The role of a SKYWARN® spotter in Tropical Weather
- Tropical Cyclone Safety
This SKYWARN® Spotter Class is offered free of charge from the combined efforts of your local National Weather Service Forecast Office and the Spotsylvania County Office of Emergency Management. A National Weather Service meteorologist will teach the class and bring related materials.
Registration is required to attend the class!
“Skywarn® and the Skywarn® logo are registered trademarks of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, used with permission.”
Contact Matt Embrey, Division Chief - Emergency Management, Logistics, Spotsylvania County Fire, Rescue & Emergency Management at MEmbrey@spotsylvania.va.us for any questions or concerns regarding the class.