Rural Iowa Amateur Radio Club is now a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador
New Online Storm Spotter Training Available
The COMET Program is pleased to announce the publication of the Role of the SKYWARN® Spotter.
This 1-hour module provides baseline training for all spotters. An
overview of the national program and its history is presented with an
example of an event that greatly influenced the growth of the SKYWARN
program. Through multiple scenarios, procedures for making spotter
reports, including communication and storm report criteria, are modeled
with best practices for maintaining personal safety outlined.
This module includes photographs, video, audio narration, and a companion print version. The intended audience for the Role of the SKYWARN Spotter is the general public interested in becoming storm spotters.
Online Storm Spotter Training Materials…
- Role of the Skywarn Spotter – COMET Module
- Skywarn Spotter Convective Basics – COMET Module
- Spotter Reports and Data Quality
- Weather Spotter’s Field Guide (Updated June 2011)
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