Severe spotter training dates announced

For those of you interested in becoming a trained weather spotter for the National Weather Service, here are the dates and locations for sessions in our area. If you have attended a session before, you’re asked to attend at least once every two years. The seminar is a free service from the National Weather Service. Upcoming seminars in northwestern Illinois and southern Wisconsin will be announced soon.

February, 2010 – Upcoming
Day City, State Time Location
08 Belvidere, IL
(Boone County)
7:00pm CST TBA
Contact Information: 815-544-9322
10 Geneva, IL
(Kane County)
7:00pm CST A Building Auditorium, Kane County Government Center, 719 S. Batavia Ave
Contact Information: 630-208-8911
18 Crystal Lake, IL
(McHenry County)
7:00pm CST Auditorium, McHenry Community College
Contact Information: 815-338-6400
20 Plainfield, IL
(Will County)
12:00pm CST Plainfield East High School Auditorium, 119th St & Naperville-Plainfield Road ***With Amy Freeze of Fox32, Paul Sirvatka from College of DuPage, and a look back at the 1990 Plainfield Tornado*** Noon to 400 PM
Contact Information: 815-671-3844
22 Kankakee, IL
(Kankakee County)
7:00pm CST Auditorium, Kankakee Community College
Contact Information: 815-802-7174
23 Rockford, IL
(Winnebago County)
7:00pm CST Public Safety Building Chicago Rockford Intl Airport
Contact Information: 815-319-6215
24 Naperville, IL
(DuPage County)
1:00pm CST City Council Chambers, 400 S. Eagle St.
Contact Information: 630-420-6009
24 Naperville, IL
(DuPage County)
6:00pm CST City Coucil Chambers, 400 S. Eagle St.
Contact Information: 630-420-6009
25 Dixon, IL
(Lee County)
7:00pm CST Dixon Public Safety Building, 220 S Hennepin
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This post was written by qni_it on January 15, 2010

3 Comments so far

  1. tony January 16, 2010 12:04 AM

    Am I still ok to attend the session even though I did attend it last year? I really enjoy those sessions,

  2. WI Weather Buff January 16, 2010 12:07 PM

    For those who prefer to attend one of the trainings scheduled in WI:

    http://www.crh.noaa.gov/mkx/?n=spotter-schedule

    Most relevant to WREX viewing area:

    March 22 Monroe, WI (Green County) Green County Justice Center, 2841 6th St. 130-330PM

    March 23 Janesville, WI (Rock County) Rock County Health Care Center Auditorium, 3530 N County Highway F. 100-300PM

    March 23 Clinton, WI (Rock County) Clinton Fire Department, 145 Ogden Ave. 630-830PM

    March 25 East Of Elkhorn, WI (Walworth County) Walworth County Health and Human Services building, 4501 County Road NN, auditorium, use east entrance. 130-330PM

    March 25 East Of Elkhorn, WI (Walworth County) Walworth County Health and Human Services building, 4501 County Road NN, auditorium, use east entrance. 630-830PM

    Or, slightly outside of the WREX viewing area (I’ll likely be attending these) …

    April 13 Madison, WI (Dane County) Alliant Energy Center. (Basic) 130-330PM

    April 13 Madison, WI (Dane County) Alliant Energy Center. (Advanced) 630-830PM

  3. Melissa Robertson June 21, 2012 11:51 PM

    I am interested in becomming a weather spotter. Could you please tell me when the dates are for this year. I live in Belvidere,IL

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