2014 Minnesota Skywarn Workshop, Saturday, April 12, 2014, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis Campus

Organized by

John Wetter, K0WDJ
Skywarn Coordinator
NWS Chanhassen


Sponsored by


Gibson Ridge Software

F5 Data

Bad Weather Brewery


2013 Brochure
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Join storm spotters and weather enthusiasts from across the state and region for the 9th annual Minnesota Skywarn Workshop. It will be a full-day severe weather conference designed to train you in spotting techniques, equip you with information about the latest in weather technology, and connect you with other Skywarn communities from across the state.

Who should attend?
The workshop is geared for experienced storm spotters, but is open to all. If you are interested in further developing your storm spotting skills and meteorological knowledge, this workshop is the perfect place for you. If you are a public safety official and would like to hear more about the latest weather technologies that can make your community safer, please join us. If you simply have a fascination for weather and want to learn more about it, you are welcome to attend. The Minnesota Skywarn Workshop is intended to give intermediate to advanced skills in the areas of storm identification, severe storms research, spotter operations, storm safety, and the latest technology involving severe weather. If you are new to the spotter community, please be sure to also attend a spotter certification class near you!

Our objective for this workshop is to train, equip, and connect Skywarn volunteers:

TRAIN...   spotters to improve observational skills, reporting accuracy, and personal safety.
EQUIP...   spotters with information about latest tools & technologies that can serve you in your duties.
CONNECT...   Skywarn communities from across the state to build relationships, encourage participation, and attract newcomers to the program.

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