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Skywarn class

Event Date(s)

Begins: October 2, 2018 6:30 pm
Ends: October 2, 2018 8:30 pm

Two Volusia County cities will offer free Skywarn basic spotter training classes in cooperation with the National Weather Service in Melbourne.

The City of New Smyrna Beach will offer a class from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Brannon Center, 105 S. Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach.

The City of Deltona will offer a class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the city commission chambers, 2345 Providence Blvd., Deltona.

Skywarn training is geared toward people interested in public safety and communications during extreme weather events. A program developed by National Weather Service meteorologists, Skywarn consists of trained weather spotters who report severe and hazardous weather to help in the weather warning process.

Registration is required; visit www.weather.gov/mlb/skywarn and click on “schedule.” For more information, contact Scott Spratt at scott.spratt@noaa.gov or 321-255-0212, ext. 223.