SKYWARN Spotter Training Schedule 2017
The National Weather Service (NWS) in Fort Worth will begin their SKYWARN Spotter training classes in January. The complete NWS-Fort Worth Office training schedule can be viewed here: SKYWARN Spotter Training Schedule 2017. The Bell County basic/advanced sessions will be held on February 11 in Belton. For those interested in attending sessions offered by the NWS-Austin/San Antonio office check their webpage NWS Austin/San Antonio SKYWARN .
NWS encourages anyone with an interest in public service and access to communication, such as HAM radio, 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, nursing homes or who have a responsibility for protecting others are also encouraged to become a spotter.