Additional SKYWARN Training to Be Offered after September Tornadoes, Storms

Additional SKYWARN Training to Be Offered after September Tornadoes, Storms Photo: KSTP/File

October 18, 2018 04:22 PM

SKYWARN, a national network of volunteers that monitor severe weather, will be offering training in Faribault over the weekend. 

The additional training is in response to the tornadoes and storms that impacted Rice, Steele, Le Sueur and Goodhue counties in September, according to the event's webpage

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Those who attend training will learn about thunderstorm development, storm structure, how to identify potential severe weather, severe weather safety and how to report to the National Weather Service. 

Those who attend the event will be certified to report to the National Weather Service. 

The event is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Buckham West in Faribault. 


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