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Advanced SKYWARN Spotter Training Class

May 12 2004

Mahwah, Bergen County NJ

The Bergen County NJ Advanced SKYWARN Spotter Training Class was held at  The Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute in the Hall Of Heroes Auditorium, located in Mahwah, Bergen County NJ on May 12th 2004. We are pleased to report that there were over 55 Spotters and Guests in attendance. 

Spotters in attendance came from the Albany NY, Upton, NY and Mt Holly, NJ NWS CWA's. They were from 43 unique municipalities, based in 15 different Counties located throughout New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Complete details on the contents of Basic and Advanced SKYWARN Spotter Training Classes is available on the NWS Upton NY's SKYWARN Webpage

The local NJ SKYWARN Coordinators wish to thank all those who attended, as well as Scott Reynolds, Senior Forecaster and SKYWARN Program Leader, NWS Upton, NY who conducted the Class and The 10-70 Repeater Association who hosted the Class.

During the Class, the NWS  presented the Ramsey NJ Office of Emergency Manament with the SkywarnActive Award for their work in support of the NWS Upton NY's SKYWARN Program..

SKYWARN Spotter Training Classes are not limited just to residents of the Counties where they are held . All NWS SKYWARN Spotter Training Classes (see Note below regarding a pre-requisite regarding Advanced SKYWARN Spotter Training Classes) are open to all who wish to attend.

Note: to attend an Advanced SKYWARN Spotter Class you must be an up-to-date Trained Spotter...i.e. you have attended a SKYWARN Spotter Training Class within the last 3 years.

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