Multnomah County Emergency Management, Hood River Emergency Management, and The National Weather Service (NWS) in Portland, invites you to join us for Skywarn Weather Spotter Training!
The NWS Spotter Program is a network of volunteers trained in identifying irregular weather events. These volunteers call into the NWS to report unusual weather conditions where they live.
Reports from the Gorge this winter will be extremely useful for determining conditions on the Eagle Creek Burn Area.
The training will cover:
● Rainfall reporting
● Cloud identification
● Types of severe weather
● Measuring snow and wind
● NWS weather terminology
● Criteria for calling in reports
WHEN: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 6-7:30 pm
WHERE: Cascade Locks Fire Station 25 Wa Na St, Cascade Locks, OR 97104
BRING: Yourself! Pen/pencil & notepad if you want to take notes.
Please sign up at http://gorge-skywarn.doattend.com/
No internet service? To RSVP for the event call Justin E. Ross at 5032015805