Spotter Training: Groups
living in the Midlands of South Carolina and Central
Savannah River Area are encouraged to host a SevereWeather Spotter
Training seminar. The seminar is taught by Warning Coordination
Meteorologist Steve Naglic and covers topics like tornado identification
and severe storm thresholds. Contact Steve at email@example.com
Groups are welcome to tour the Weather Service
Forecast Office located in West Columbia, SC. Tours are available
between the hours of 9am and 3pm Monday through Friday. For more
information or to schedule a tour, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Outreach team: The
outreach team is available for talks at schools and other civic
organizations. For more information, send an email to email@example.com.
Where do these monster storms we call hurricanes come from? Why do they always form near the equator and only during certain times of the year? How do they come to be so organized and so destructive? You can find answers to these questions and play an exciting hurricane word game called "Whirlwind Disaster" at the SciJinks Weather Laboratory Web site. SciJinks targets young people of middle school age. It is a joint effort of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The new "How does a hurricane form?" page and accompanying interactive game can be found in the How & Why menu on the SciJinks Weather Laboratory home page, http://scijinks.jpl.nasa.gov/weather/.
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Weather Forecast Office Columbia
2909 Aviation Way
West Columbia, S.C. 29170-2102
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