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2012 SKYWARNTM Classes
Type Notes Date/Time County Location
Basic   March 8 - 6:30 pm Rockingham Rockingham Co. Emergency Operations Center, 150 NC 65, Reidsville
Basic   March 14 - 7:00 pm Floyd Floyd County Volunteer Rescue Squad – Station 1, 425 Floyd Highway North
Floyd, VA
Basic   March 15 - 7:00 pm Pulaski Pulaski County Administration Building - Board of Supervisors meeting room
143 Third Street, NW, Pulaski, VA
Basic   March 20 - 6:30 pm Montgomery Blacksburg, Inn at Virginia Tech: Cascades Room
Basic   March 22 - 7:00 pm Wythe Wytheville Community College, Room: Fincastle 13
Basic **NEW** April 16 - 6:30 pm Monroe Lindside Senior Center, Monroe Co. Council on Aging Bldg.,
Route 219, Lindside, WV
Basic **NEW** April 24 - 6:30 pm Bath Hot Springs Fire House, 2670 Main St., Hot Springs
Basic **NEW** May 12 - 10:00 am Craig Craig County Volunteer F.D., 443 Conrad St., New Castle


SKYWARNTM Training is Now Available Online!

Official SKYWARNTM training is available online through the COMET program. COMET is a cooperative program between the National Weather Service and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).

Anyone who completes this course, passes the associated quiz with a score of 70% or better, and watches a video provided by the National Weather Service in Blacksburg, becomes an offically trained SKYWARNTM spotter.

Please click here to procede to the training.

Please click here for the NWS Blacksburg video.

When you have completed the training, passed the test with 70% or better, and watched the video, please email our WCM and let him know. Also, in your email, in addition to a small note stating you completed the training and video, please include the following:

  1. Your 911 mailing address or lat/long to the nearest 4th decimal place
  2. Your phone number
  3. Any time restrictions of when you would NOT want to be called by us
  4. Whether or not you have any weather equipment and the type of equipment
  5. An attachment of the certificate you earned after completing the online class


If you have any questions about SKYWARNTM classes or being a spotter, please visit our FAQ page.


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