Once you have witnessed some severe weather, how do you report it? Call the spotter reporting line and give your spotter ID, location and the time and type of event. Be as specific as possible so other reports can get through. Remember, the toll-free number is only for severe weather reports. If you have a question or need general weather information, call (937) 383-0031.
There also will be times when we may need to call you. Someone from the office might give you a call during the times you indicated that you were available. If this happens, they will typically ask for specific information such as how much rain has fallen or if you are experiencing hail or strong winds. In addition, we might call after a storm has moved through your area (even the next day) to inquire about possible damage. These reports are still important as they will help us study the storms and improve for the next event.
Some other questions you may have are: What is the spotter ID? Why do we assign it? The ID helps us to keep track of all the spotters in the 52 counties we service. The first letter is for the state and the next two letters represent the county. The numbers are your individual spotter number and give us a
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