How to Become a Spotter
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Anyone can become a spotter for the NWS. All you have to do is go to a NWS sponsored training session. Almost all of the NWS offices around the United States offer these training sessions for people that are interested in becoming a skywarn spotter. These training sessions are offered every spring and are open to the public. There is no cost to attend a training session. Below are a list of all the National Weather Service offices so that you can click on it and find out when the office closest to you will be offereing its next training session.

Sites from Aberdeen, South Dakota, to Boise, Idaho

Sites from Boston, Massachusetts, to Cleveland, Ohio

Sites from Columbia, South Carolina, to Elko, Nevada

Sites from Eureka, California, to Grand Rapids, Michigan

Sites from Great Falls, Montana, to Jackson, Kentucky

Sites from Jackson, Mississippi, to Lincoln, Illnois

Sites from Little Rock, Arkansas, to Miami, Florida

Sites from Midland, Texas, to Newport/Morehead City, North Carolina

Sites from Norman, Oklahoma, to Pleasant Hill/Kansas City, MO

Sites from Pocatello, Idaho, to Riverton, Wyoming

Sites from Roanoke/Blacksburg, Virgina, to Seattle, Washington

Sites from Shreveport, Louisana, to Topeka, Kansas

Sites from Tuscon, Arizona, to Wilmington, Ohio