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NNJ Area SKYWARNTM Spotter Training Classes
 Are Normally Offered During The Spring Of Each Year

2019 SKYWARN Spotter Training Classes Are Now Being Scheduled

CANCELLED
Due to the Potential For Local Severe Weather
Passaic County NJ
May 29 2019
7-10pm EDT
We Will Be Working To Re-Schedule

Information On All NWS New York NY SKYWARN Training Classes

A Bergen County NJ NWS SKYWARN Spotter Training Class
Was Held On Tuesday Evening May 22 2018
Over 100 New And Re-Trained SKYWARN Spotters Took Part
Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute
Hall of Heroes Auditorium
321 Campgaw Road
Mahwah, NJ
CLICK HERE For Pictures From The 2018 SKYWARN Training Class

Pictures From Previous Local SKYWARN Training Classes
2017 Class - Passaic County NJ
2016 Class - Bergen County NJ

Want To See What A SKYWARN Training Class Looks and Sounds Like?
CLICK HERE For A Short Video From The 2010 Class In Bergen County NJ

A SKYWARN Training Class

Was Held On Tuesday May 22 2018
At The Bergen County Law And Public Safety Institute
100+ New and Retrained NWS SKYWARN Spotters Were In Attendance
 

Brian Ciemnecki NWS New York NY Meteorologist and SKYWARN Program Leader teaching over 100 New and Retraining SKYWARN Spotters The Basics always a good place to start

Over 100 New and Retraining SKYWARN Spotters from several Counties were present including many CERT Team Members and Amateur Radio Operators Everyone was focused on the Class


A SKYWARN Training Class
Was Held On Thursday June 1 2017
At The Passaic County NJ Public Safety Academy
65+ New and Retrained NWS SKYWARN Spotters Were In Attendance
Bill Goodman a Meteorologist with the NWS New York NY lead the Class View from the back of the room showing some of  the over 65 2017 Class Attendees
Everyone closely followed the Presentation View from the down in front side


Pictures Below Are From The 2016 SKYWARN Class
Held In Mahwah Bergen County NJ
At The Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute
Over 90 New and Retrained SKYWARN Spotters Were In Attendance
Over 90 New and Retraining NWS SKYWARN Spotters were in attendance Meteorologist Mike Silva from the NWS New York NY conducted the Class

Please Note:  Starting in 2002 all NWS Upton NY CWA SKYWARNTM Spotters must be retrained at least once every 3 years in order to be considered Active NWS SKYWARNTM Spotters. This is particularly important so that everyone will be up-to-date on the latest Spotter information.

SKYWARNTM Spotter Training Classes are not limited just to residents of the Counties in which they are held . All NWS SKYWARNTM Spotter Training Classes are Free of Charge and normally open to all who wish to attend (refer to the any applicable Attendance Requirements associated with individual Classes).


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