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2011 Severe Weather Spotter Class Schedule

For more information contact:

J. McLellan 267-2542
Email: mclellan@countyofdane.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/8/2011

Issued By: Emergency Management
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Severe Weather Spotter Classes

 

Dane County Emergency Management is announcing “Severe Weather Spotter” classes open to the general public FREE OF CHARGE.  These classes are designed to educate participants about severe weather “clues” and familiarize them with where and how to use such information.  As recent, local history shows, severe weather can strike anywhere and at any time.  Local residents can attest, preparation for tornados, flooding, high winds and heavy rains saves lives and property. 

 

All classes are taught by meteorologists from the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Sullivan, WI.  Spotters can provide the “ground truth” that cannot be seen by weather monitoring equipment.  You do not have to be or commit to being a Spotter to attend the class.

 

Classes are available across Southwest Wisconsin throughout the spring.  More information regarding the classes and a schedule for SW Wisconsin can be found at http://www.crh.noaa.gov/mkx near the top of the web page under Top News of the Day

 

In Dane County, there are four “Spotters” classes scheduled for this spring:

TH, March 24, 2011 – 6:30-8:30 PM –Mt. Horeb High School Fine Arts Center (Basic)

                                          305 S. Eighth St., Mt. Horeb, WI   53572

 

TU, March 29, 2011 – 6:30-8:30 PM – Glacial Drumlin School (Basic)

                                          801 Damascus Trail, Cottage Grove, WI    53527

 

WE, April 6, 2011 – Sun Prairie Public Library

                                          1:00-3:00 PM – BASIC

                                          6:30-8:30 PM – ADVANCED CLASS

                                          1350 Linnerud Dr., Sun Prairie, WI    53590

 

Seating is “first come, first serve.”  All of these classes have filled to capacity in previous years so please plan to arrive at least ten minutes prior to the class starting time.

 

 

Please contact J. McLellan (267-2542 or mclellan@countyofdane.com) of Dane County Emergency Management with any questions.

 

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