The application process is simple!
1. Review the Guidelines section, making sure
that all of the requirements are feasible for your school or school district.
2. Contact the National Weather Service
forecast office in Wilmington, NC (contact info here); either by email
telephone. Let us know of your interest in making your school or school
3. Locate the applications on the Resource page of this website.
4. Mail the application to:
National Weather Service
Wilmington Weather Forecast Office
Attn: Mark Bacon
2015 Gardner Drive
Wilmington, NC 28405
Applications can also be
filled out electronically and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Spotter Training
(requirement #5) course is also available on the
StormReady schools/districts will be
presented with a certificate and also a sign for outdoor display. The sign
will demonstrate to the community the school's dedication to the safety of the
children. Pictures of the presentation/certification will be posted on our website.