Victoria Office of Emergency Management to host SkyWarn/Storm Spotter training

VICTORIA, Texas- To continue the Victoria Office of Emergency Management’s 2020 Training Series, they will be hosting the National Weather Service-Corpus Christi on Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM, where they will be conducting their SkyWarn/Storm Spotter training.

NWS encourages anyone with an interest in public service to join the SKYWARN® program. Volunteers include police and fire personnel, dispatchers, EMS workers, public utility workers and other concerned private citizens. Individuals affiliated with hospitals, schools, churches and nursing homes or who those have a responsibility for protecting others are encouraged to become a spotter. In this training, you will learn:

  • Basics of thunderstorm development
  • Fundamentals of storm structure
  • Identifying potential severe weather features
  • Information to report
  • How to report information
  • Basic severe weather safety

To register, please visit: https://www.weather.gov/crp/skywarn , and register for the training being held at Victoria OEM on Feb. 5th.