County offers storm spotting training in partnership with National Weather Service

Pre-registration is not required and the training is free and open to the public

VICTORIA, Texas – As hurricane season approaches – Victoria County wants Crossroads residents to know how to spot stormy weather.

In collaboration with the national weather service, the Victoria County Emergency Office is offering a training session this evening from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 205 North Bridge Street. Rick McBrayer, Victoria County Emergency Management Coordinator, and Jena West, Victoria County Emergency Specialist, share more:

“We are here to help the community members and in this capacity they can help us too,” West said.

“The more we empower a person, the better prepared they become, the better prepared they become, they become a first responder themselves and they can respond accordingly to things that are happening in their immediate community, their immediate neighborhood, their immediate family,” McBrayer said.

Pre-registration is not required and the training is free and open to the public. As part of the training you’ll learn about storm structure, how to identify severe weather features and how to report the information. Go here to register.

 

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