Schedule Set for 2014 National Weather Service SKYWARN Training
The National Weather Service’s Lubbock office has set the dates for this year’s regional SKYWARN Training.
SKYWARN is a volunteer program with over 250,000 trained severe weather spotters nationwide. In the South Plains, and Texas Panhandle, SKYWARN spotters provide information for all types of weather hazards, but mainly work to help identify severe thunderstorms.
A few notes about this year’s schedule. The time for the Lubbock meeting on March 8 may be changed and all of the meetings listed are open to the public.
For more information, call the NWS Lubbock office at 806-745-4260.
|1||March 3||7:00 pm||Littlefield||City Council Chambers, 100 W. 6th St.|
|2||March 6||7:00 pm||Levelland||Levelland Civic Center, 1900 McKinley St.|
|3||March 8||1 pm (tentative)||Lubbock||Science Spectrum, 2579 S. Loop 289
(Severe Weather Awareness Day)
|4||March 10||7:00 pm||Tahoka||Lyntegar Electric Coop Meeting Room, 1807 Main|
|5||March 11||6:30 pm||Friona||Fire Station, 623 Main St.|
|6||March 13||7:00 pm||Idalou||School Lecture Hall, 601 Walnut|
|7||March 17||7:00 pm||Floydada||Lighthouse Electric Building
(east side of town at intersection of 62/70 and 207)
|8||March 18||6:00 pm||Paducah||Community Center, SE corner from Courthouse|
|9||March 20||7:00 pm||Silverton||Showbarn in Silverton, SE side of town|
|10||March 24||6:30 pm||Jayton||Community Services Building, (FD),
1 block south of 8th St. on Main
|11||March 25||7:00 pm||Memphis||City Hall/FD Building, 721 Robertson St.|
|12||March 27||6:00 pm||Tulia||Police Dept., 201 North Maxwell Avenue|
|13||March 31||7:00 pm||Brownfield||New PD Building, 120 N. 5th St.|