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National Weather Service SKYWARN Training

Ever wonder if the swirling clouds in the sky may develop into a tornado?  On September 29, The National Weather Service will present a Severe Weather Spotter training program at WakeMed Cary Hospital to help participants understand the warning process, recognize severe storms and report severe weather.

The following topics will be covered…

  • How and why buildings fail in high winds
  • Thunderstorm development and severity
  • Recognition of storm/cloud elements
  • Anticipating storm motion, intensity and severity based on cloud structure
  • Explore recent tornadoes which have struck Central NC

Email Jeff Orrock with the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration to register.

Eric Weaver is an educator and quality specialist with WakeMed Campus Police & Public Safety.