NEW: NWS HotSeat - The NWS Warning Decision Simulator
New Online Storm Spotter Training Available
The COMET Program is pleased to announce the publication of the Role of the SKYWARN® Spotter. This 1-hour module provides baseline training for all spotters. An overview of the national program and its history is presented with an example of an event that greatly influenced the growth of the SKYWARN program. Through multiple scenarios, procedures for making spotter reports, including communication and storm report criteria, are modeled with best practices for maintaining personal safety outlined.
This module includes photographs, video, audio narration, and a companion print version. The intended audience for the Role of the SKYWARN Spotter is the general public interested in becoming storm spotters.
Online Storm Spotter Training Materials...