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Severe weather spotter training in Ottawa and Kent counties

Posted at 7:03 AM, Feb 26, 2016

JENISON, Mich. — Grand Rapid’s based National Weather Service meteorologists will be hosting a SKYWARN® spotter training Friday night at the Jenison Center for the Performing Arts.

The training is free to attend, but registration is required. To register: SKYWARN® Registration. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

The course will go over how to spot storms and report them to the National Weather Service. Attendees will learn the basics of thunderstorm development, severe weather identifiers and basic weather safety.

For more information contact Chris Saddler with Ottawa Emergency Management (616) 738-4052

Jenison Center for the Arts is located at 8375 20th Avenue Jenison, MI