SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Lincoln Land Community College is hosting a free Severe Weather Storm Spotting class offered by the National Weather Service.
The class is open to the general public and there is no age limit or registration required. However, you must be 18 or older to receive storm spotter certification.
Material will include learning about the formation and tracking of tornadoes. The class will be lead by James Auten who is the lead meteorologist at the NWS in Lincoln. He’ll also explain how NWS uses information including hail, estimated wind speed, flash flooding and more to determine the severity of a storm.
Severe Weather Storm Spotting
Lincoln Land Community College
LLCC Student Union, Menard Hall
5250 Shepherd Road
Monday, March 2
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