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Even though we’ve already seen extreme weather this year in Wisconsin, there’s still plenty of time to prepare for what’s to come.

And as a meteorologist Jesse Gunkel mentioned in his blog regarding the (CoCoRaHS) and SKYWARN programs, you can also help the National Weather Service during inclement season.


What do you want to know

  • There will be a mix of virtual and in-person trainings
  • Five NWS offices provide training throughout Wisconsin
  • Observer training lasts until early May

Wisconsin Storm Spotter Training

In case you didn’t know, National Weather Service offices across the country hold regular training sessions for storm spotters. During the training, meteorologists in your area will explain how you can provide vital storm information during a severe weather event.

Here is a list of storm watcher trainings across the state that you can attend both virtually and in person this year:

NWS Duluth

Facebook: @NWSDuluth

Twitter: @NWSDuluth

You can find more information and register for a training session (only required for virtual sessions) here.

NWS Green Bay

Facebook: @NWSGreenBay

Twitter: @NWSGreenBay

You can find more information and register for a training session (only required for virtual sessions) here.

NWS La Crosse

Facebook: @NWSLaCrosse

Twitter: @NWSLaCrosse

You can find more information and register for a training session (only required for virtual sessions) here.

NWS Milwaukee

Facebook: @NWSMilwaukee

Twitter: @NWSMilwaukee

You can find more information and register for a training session (only required for virtual sessions) here.

NWS Twin Towns

Facebook: @NWSTwinCities

Twitter: @NWSTwinCities

You can find more information and register for a training session (only required for virtual sessions) here.

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