Summit Co SKYWARN Training
The Summit County Emergency Management Agency will behosting a “Skywarn Tornado Spotter Training” course on Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at6:00p.m. The course will last approximately two(2)hours. Registration will begin at 5:30p.m. The course will be conducted in person by a Cleveland NWS staff member at the American Red Cross, 501 W. Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44303.The Skywarn training activity focuses on identifying and reporting severe local storms.By creating a community of “Skywarn Spotters,”it will increase the safety awareness of hazards that exist from severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and floods. The training of storm spotters coupled with radar, satellite, and other data has enabled the National Weather Service to issue more timely and accurate warnings in order to save lives. Upon completion of the course, you will be given the opportunity to become an official Skywarn Spotter.
Target Audience:School Administrators and Custodians, Health Care Providers,Public Service,Public Safety, Amateur Radio and Emergency Management personnel.
Date: Thursday, March 19th, 2020 6:00PM to 8:00PM (Registration from 5:30-6:00PM)
Location: American Red Cross 501W. Market StreetAkron, Ohio 44308
Please RSVP by March 13, 2020 by filling out the training application and emailing it to Alex Burt at firstname.lastname@example.org or faxing to 330-643-2889. If you have questions, contact the Summit County Emergency Management Agency at 330-643-2558.