Flagler County, FL

09/26/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/26/2023 06:38

Free Skywarn Storm Spotter class October 16, pre-registration required

September 26, 2023 - Flagler County Emergency Management and the National Weather Service will host a free Skywarn Storm Spotter webinar class at 6 p.m. on Monday, October 16, at the county's Emergency Services Building.

Angie Enyedi, meteorologist with the National Weather Service, will teach the class. It will provide attendees with the knowledge to become a part of a nationwide network of volunteers who support local emergency management and the National Weather Service by recognizing and reporting severe weather.

"It is so important for our community to have well-trained volunteers, because it helps improve weather reports and allows us to better prepare and protect our community," said Emergency Management Director Jonathan Lord. "The class takes less than two hours to complete."

Students will learn about storm formation and structure, and how to identify and report severe weather.

Registration is required, and can be done by visiting www.FlaglerCounty.gov/emergency and selecting Volunteering and Training from the menu and go to the Skywarn link, or by calling 386-313-4200 during normal business hours.

Emergency Management encourages residents to stay informed about significant weather and other emergencies by signing up for ALERTFlagler at http://www.FlaglerCounty.gov/ALERTFlagler.

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