Role of the Skywarn Spotter

Role of the Skywarn Spotter
  • list the proper safety guidelines to use during severe convective weather:
    • while in a building
    • while in a car
    • and after a storm has passed
  • identify the seven required pieces of information to communicate to the NWS when making a storm report
  • demonstrate how to make a clear and succinct storm report for a severe convective weather event
  • describe how spotter reports are used within the NWS and local emergency management branches
  • identify the best methods of communication of your spotter report in specific situations
  • explain the importance of SKYWARN spotters in warning operations