SKYWARN Spotter Training Schedule 2019
The National Weather Service (NWS) in Fort Worth started their SKYWARN Spotter training classes in January. The complete NWS-Fort Worth Office training schedule can be viewed here: SKYWARN Spotter Training Schedule 2019. For those interested in attending sessions offered by the NWS-Austin/San Antonio office, check their webpage NWS Austin/San Antonio SKYWARN 2019.
The NWS encourages anyone with an interest in public service and access to communication, such as HAM radio, to join the SKYWARN® program. Volunteers include private citizens, police and fire personnel, dispatchers, EMS personnel and public utility workers. Individuals affiliated with hospitals, schools, churches, nursing homes or who have a responsibility for protecting others are also encouraged to become a spotter.