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SKYWARN™ TRAINING PORTAL

Welcome to the SKYWARN™ Training Portal. Here is where you'll access all training and testing material you'll need to receive your certification as a SKYWARN™ storm spotter for the National Weather Service in Burlington, VT. To understand how the training program works, please begin by clicking on the introduction link below. This will get you started and provide helpful information about the training/certification process.


INTRODUCTION

Introduction


PART I: SEVERE SUMMER WEATHER

Section 1: SKYWARN Program Overview

Section 2: Thunderstorms (Initiation and Life Cycle)

Section 3: Thunderstorm Types

Section 4: Visual Aspects of Severe Thunderstorms

Section 5: Non-Tornadic Severe Weather Phenomena

Section 6: The Tornado and Tornado Look-Alikes

Section 7: Severe Weather Reporting Procedures

Section 8: Spotter Coordination and Safety


PART II: WINTER WEATHER

Section 1: Measuring Snow


CONCLUSION

Summary


GET YOUR SKYWARN™ CERTIFICATE

After completing all training sections and reviewing the stated objectives and practice questions CLICK HERE to get your SKYWARN™ certificate.

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