Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Severe Weather Spotter Training: April 13, 2015

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office will host the annual Severe Weather Spotter Training on April 13th, at the Rock County Health Care Center. The training is provided by the Midwest Severe Storm Tracking Response Center (SSTRC) at no cost to the public. The presentation covers severe weather identification, reporting procedures and safety.

2015 Severe Weather Spotter 
Date: Monday, April 13, 2015

Location: Rock County Health Care Center – Auditorium, 3530 North County Highway F, Janesville, WI 53547-0920

Time: Registration opens at 6:00 pm. Training begins at 6:30 pm (2 hours)

  • Learn about severe weather climatology in Wisconsin 
  • Identify and report severe weather 
  • Discover different types of storms and their threats 
  • Connect to Severe Weather Spotter Networks 
  • Gain knowledge about safety and emergency preparedness during storms 
In addition to the live class, on-line self-study spotter training courses are available, which can be taken in lieu of the in-person training. For more information about these official NWS spotter training courses, or the spotter program in general, visit the Sky Warn Spotter page at

For more information about the Midwest Severe Storm Tracking and Response Center, please visit