Storm Spotter Class Tonight in Lincoln

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A free storm spotter class is being held at the Lincoln Christian Church, 204 North McLean Street in Lincoln. The training will be held in the fellowship hall from 6:30 until 9:30 PM. 

The National Weather Service Office in Lincoln will have a meteorologist on site to teach the free class. Spotters are vital part of the warning process that the National Weather Services uses. Ground truth information provided by volunteer spotters could help save lives during a storm! 

Topics that will discussed are: 

  • Characteristics of Severe Weather
  • Supercells and Tornadoes
  • Downbursts
  • Hail and Flash Flooding
  • Spotter Challenges, Awareness and Safety
  • What to report and when
  • Many other topics
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