How to Become a Spotter
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