Learn the basic tools you need to become a severe weather spotter for the National Weather Service (NWS.) Starting with a blue sky, individuals are taught the basics of thunderstorm development, storm structure, what features to look for and where to find them. What and how to report information and basic severe weather safety are also covered. This multi-media presentation is appropriate for public service personnel as well as those interested in learning more about St. Louis weather.
There is no age restriction for attending this class but only high school age on up may sign up to be a volunteer weather spotter. This is explained in class. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Walk-ins will be accepted on a limited basis.